Excessive Heat for the South and West; Flash Flooding Conditions in the Southwest U.S.

Dangerous heat is expected across portions of the lower Mississippi Valley today, eastern Oregon Wednesday, central California through Wednesday, and Washington through Saturday. Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows over the Southwestern U.S. through Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

91°F

33°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index103°F (39°C)
Last update 16 Aug 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  High near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Friday
    Night

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

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 102. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm, then showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. High near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
6:11 am CDT Aug 16, 2022
12pm CDT Aug 16, 2022-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2022
 
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