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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Thunderstorm

80°F

27°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.2 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 8 Aug 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 103. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Friday
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
3:05 pm CDT Aug 8, 2020
3pm CDT Aug 8, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 14, 2020
 
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