Dangerous Heat in a Couple of Locations; Active Monsoon

Dangerous heat continues in a couple of locations today. In the Pacific Northwest to the central Valley of California and across the Gulf Coast region from the western Florida Panhandle to eastern Texas. Meanwhile, the monsoon threat of heavy rainfall and flooding will be possible in the Four Corners region and west Texas today, with a more significant threat on Friday in Arizona and New Mexico. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

89°F

32°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed NW 12 G 26 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.2 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 17 Aug 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  High near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 87. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 7pm and 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. High near 91. Heat index values as high as 99. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 87. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
3:35 am CDT Aug 17, 2022
11am CDT Aug 17, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2022
 
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