Severe Storms, Heavy Rain, Fire Weather, And Heat For Parts Of The U.S.

Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected through the Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley today, along with northern New England. Some of these storms may produce heavy rain and localized flooding. Meanwhile, elevated fire weather threats are likely from the Great Basin to the northern Plains. Finally, heat advisories remain in effect in south-central Plains and Lower 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

88°F

31°C

Humidity 66%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 2 Jul 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles ESE Duson LA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Independence
    Day

    Independence Day: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 101. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Independence Day
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles ESE Duson LA
 30.2°N 92.13°W
11:06 am CDT Jul 2, 2020
11am CDT Jul 2, 2020-6pm CDT Jul 8, 2020
 
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