Thunderstorms, Heavy Rain and Fire Weather

On Tuesday, isolated strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail are possible in parts of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic and in the southern Plains. Locally heavy rainfall is expected in parts of the Four Corners region and in Texas. Finally, elevated and critical fire weather conditions are likely in the northern High Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 27 Sep 8:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Scott LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  High near 86. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  High near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  High near 86. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am.  Low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. High near 86. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. High near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. High near 86. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2am. Low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Scott LA
 30.24°N 92.08°W
6:06 pm CDT Sep 27, 2021
9pm CDT Sep 27, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 4, 2021
 
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