Severe Weather/Heavy Rain in the Southeast, Tropical Depression Three Dissipates and Building Heat and Monsoon in the West

A strong cold front will progress into the southeast today with the threat for severe thunderstorms and flash flooding. Tropical Depression Three dissipates off the east coast of Florida. Finally out West, monsoonal moisture will produce a marginal threat for flash flooding in the Four Corners region the next few days, while heat gradually builds in the Desert Southwest and portions of California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Light Rain

78°F

26°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SW 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.8 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 23 Jul 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  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: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 67. North wind around 10 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 67. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 90. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 83. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 67. North wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. North wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 67. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 90. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
12:07 pm CDT Jul 23, 2019
1pm CDT Jul 23, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 29, 2019
 
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