Monsoon Flood Threat in the Southwest; Hot in the South and Northwest

Monsoonal heavy rain will continue flash flood potential across the Southwest and Intermountain West to the central and southern Rockies through this weekend, especially in complex terrain, burn scars, and urban areas. Excessive heat and humidity with heat indices over 110 degrees will be common over much of the Deep South and interior Northwest this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

95°F

35°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index107°F (42°C)
Last update 31 Jul 4:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA

Heat Advisory until July 31, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  •  
    Heat Advisory until July 31, 07:00pm

    NOW until
    7:00pm Sat

    Heat Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am.  Low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 89. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Low around 73. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 107. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 92. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2am. Low around 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 89. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Low around 73. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
3:46 pm CDT Jul 31, 2021
5pm CDT Jul 31, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 7, 2021
 
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