Fire Weather Threats for the Inter-Mountain West; Storm Potential Plains and Mid-Atlantic

Frontal systems moving into the northwestern states will bring gusty winds and critical fire weather threats through the weekend for portions of the Great Basin and North/Central Rockies. As these frontal systems reach the Plains, they will interact with deep moisture to produce strong to severe storms with damaging winds and heavy rain. A front in the Mid-Atlantic could also produce storms today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

78°F

26°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 23 Aug 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 87. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 100. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

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

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 4pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 87. Heat index values as high as 98. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 100. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
10:06 am CDT Aug 23, 2019
10am CDT Aug 23, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 29, 2019
 
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