Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southern Plains and Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the northern Plains and Upper Midwest. A stalled front will produce another round of heavy rain, thunderstorms and flooding to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the southern Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain critical from the Great Basin to north-central Rockies. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

92°F

33°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed SW 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 13 Aug 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
1:05 pm CDT Aug 13, 2020
1pm CDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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