Severe Storms & Heavy Rainfall Possible in the Plains; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall are possible across portions of the Plains through Monday. Meanwhile, dry weather and gusty winds will result in critical fire weather conditions across the Great Basin and northern Rockies. Elsewhere, tropical storm Dorian in the Atlantic is expected to slowly strengthen and will likely approach the Lesser Antilles by Tuesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

79°F

26°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 9 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.5 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 25 Aug 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Scott LA

Flash Flood Watch until August 26, 07:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
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    Flash Flood Watch until August 26, 07:00am

    NOW until
    7:00am Mon

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 105. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 105. Light southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 70.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 91.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Scott LA
 30.27°N 92.05°W
5:06 pm CDT Aug 25, 2019
5pm CDT Aug 25, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 1, 2019
 
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