Heat Continues in the Northeast; Fire Weather Threat Persists in the West

Above normal temperatures are expected to continue into midweek for portions of the Northeast, including the I-95 corridor from New York to southern Maine. Critical fire weather conditions are expected in the interior Pacific Northwest, with additional Red Flag Warnings in effect for the Great Basin and Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.8 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 11 Aug 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 94 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
5:05 am CDT Aug 11, 2020
6am CDT Aug 11, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 17, 2020
 
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