Severe Storms Possible from the Plains to the Northeast Today

A cold front will produce severe storms, and possible localized flash flooding from the Central High Plains to Northeast today. A stationary front along the Southeast coast and Florida continues the threat for heavy rainfall and flooding across that region. The heat continues across much of the Southwest, and is building across the Southern Plains once again. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

A Few Clouds

84°F

29°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index93°F (34°C)
Last update 17 Aug 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 87. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 107. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 87. Heat index values as high as 100. South wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 2pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 107. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
2:07 pm CDT Aug 17, 2019
4pm CDT Aug 17, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 24, 2019
 
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