Dangerous Heat in the West; Flash Flooding Possible Across the Southern US

Dangerous heat is expected across areas in Texas and from Washington through California. Several daily high temperature records are expected to be either tied or broken in the West. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Locally heavy rain is expected from thunderstorms in the Southeast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

80°F

27°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.3 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 17 Aug 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Scott LA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 90. Heat index values as high as 99. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Scott LA
 30.24°N 92.08°W
3:35 am CDT Aug 17, 2022
6am CDT Aug 17, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2022
 
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