Flash Flood Risk in the Mid-Atlantic; Storms in the High Plains; Critical Fire Weather Threats in the West

Heavy rain and thunderstorms will pose a flash flood risk for the Mid-Atlantic. Severe thunderstorms are possible through Friday from the northern and central Plains to the Upper Midwest. Elevated and critical fire weather conditions with isolated dry thunderstorm potential across a large part of the West. Above average temperatures are expected in the Southern Plains and Northeast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 12 Aug 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Lafayette Regional Airport LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly clear, with a low around 76. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 101. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 76. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Lafayette Regional Airport LA
 30.2°N 92°W
6:05 pm CDT Aug 12, 2020
6pm CDT Aug 12, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 19, 2020
 
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