Heat and Possible Flooding Threats Continue

Dangerous heat will impact portions of the Northwest into the north-central Plains and the Northeast. Heavy Rain and flash flooding will continue to threaten the Southwest, portions of California and into the Great Basin, and most of the eastern U.S. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

78°F

26°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 9 Aug 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Ridge LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Sunny then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 88. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 88. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 4pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 88. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 88. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Ridge LA
 30.18°N 92.13°W
6:21 am CDT Aug 9, 2022
8am CDT Aug 9, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 15, 2022
 
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