Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S. Today; Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible today and Thursday across parts of the central Plains into the Upper Midwest and mid Mississippi Valley. Damaging winds, large hail and flooding should be the main threats. A record-breaking and dangerous heatwave is coming to the West. Dozens of daily high temperature records could be broken starting this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Rain

84°F

29°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 78°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index95°F (35°C)
Last update 23 Jun 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Broadmoor LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light east wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Broadmoor LA
 30.18°N 92.05°W
11:30 am CDT Jun 23, 2021
1pm CDT Jun 23, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 29, 2021
 
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