Dangerous Heat Continues in the South; Severe Thunderstorms in the Plains

Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings continue through Monday across much of the southern U.S. with some locations seeing the excessive heat lingering into Tuesday. Many locations from Arizona to Texas will experience high temperatures above 110 degrees with records likely. Severe thunderstorms may bring large hail and damaging winds over the central and northern Plains Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

81°F

27°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.88 in (1011.8 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 13 Jul 3:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Scott LA

Heat Advisory July 13, 11:00am until July 13, 08:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 112. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 109. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 112. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 109. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 94.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Scott LA
 30.24°N 92.08°W
4:06 am CDT Jul 13, 2020
4am CDT Jul 13, 2020-6pm CDT Jul 19, 2020
 
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