Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 17 May 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles E Duson LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 97. Light west wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles E Duson LA
 30.25°N 92.16°W
2:35 am CDT May 17, 2022
4am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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