The Weather Hazard Threefold

A large dome of high pressure will continue the sweltering heat in parts of the West and the central Plains. Meanwhile, a cold front will produce severe thunderstorms, capable of all hazards, the next few days from the Mid-Upper Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes. Finally, Potential Tropical Cyclone Three will bring heavy rain and flooding to the northern Gulf Coast. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

73°F

23°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 18 Jun 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of showers before 10am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 88. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
7:20 pm CDT Jun 17, 2021
1am CDT Jun 18, 2021-6pm CDT Jun 24, 2021
 
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