Storms, Potentially, Significant in the Northern Tier; Fire Weather Threats in the West

An upper level system in the northwestern U.S. will produce another day of thunderstorms across the West and into the Central U.S. Primary threats will be damaging winds and large hail. Very large hail and significant winds will be possible from the Northern Rockies into the Northern Plains. Strong winds and dry thunderstorms keep fire weather threats elevated to critical in the Great Basin. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fog/Mist

77°F

25°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.17 in (1021.4 mb)
Dewpoint 77°F (25°C)
Visibility 5.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 27 Jun 6:53 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 95. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. North wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 99. North wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
7:05 am CDT Jun 27, 2019
7am CDT Jun 27, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 3, 2019
 
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