Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding in the Central U.S.; A Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

A slow moving cold front will bring multiple rounds of widespread heavy rain, localized flash flooding, and severe thunderstorms from the central Plains into the Great Lakes through Saturday. A dangerous heatwave with record breaking and triple digit temperatures is expected this weekend into next week over the Northwest U.S. Excessive Heat Watches and Warnings have been issued. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index75°F (24°C)
Last update 25 Jun 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 7am.  High near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 98. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms after 7am. High near 88. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
1:30 am CDT Jun 25, 2021
6am CDT Jun 25, 2021-6pm CDT Jul 1, 2021
 
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