Severe Storms and Heavy Rain in the Plains; Cool with Mountain Snow in the Great Basin and Rockies

A cold front combining with Imelda remnants will produce severe storms with large to very large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain across the Central Plains and Middle Mississippi Valley. Storms may also develop in the Upper Midwest. Mountain snow in the North and Central Rockies, and widespread cooler than normal temperatures will follow the fronts passage. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Vrbl 5 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.8 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Sep 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 91. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 92 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 91. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Calm wind.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
8:06 am CDT Sep 21, 2019
8am CDT Sep 21, 2019-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2019
 
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