Critical Fire Conditions Across the West; a few Severe Storms from the Plains to New England

Critical fire weather conditions will continue across the Inter-mountain West through much of the upcoming weekend, where Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Strong to a few severe storms are possible along a cold front from New England to the south-Central Plains, and across the north-central High Plains today. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible in these areas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 94%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.3 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 22 Aug 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Lafayette Regional Airport LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 103. 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.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 87. Heat index values as high as 98. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

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

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 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, mainly after 1pm.  High near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  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.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 103. 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.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 87. Heat index values as high as 98. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 50 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, mainly after 1pm. High near 90. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Lafayette Regional Airport LA
 30.2°N 92°W
7:06 am CDT Aug 22, 2019
8am CDT Aug 22, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 28, 2019
 
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