Heat Wave from Montana to the South

An extensive heat wave will consume the Central half of the U.S for the next few days. Widespread excessive heat warnings and heat advisories stretch from Montana into the South with the potential for a few record high temperatures in the north-central High Plains. Also, severe thunderstorms with hail and damaging winds are expected the next couple of days in the Upper Midwest and Great Lakes. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

A Few Clouds

86°F

30°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SW 3 mph
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 27 Jul 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette Regional Airport LA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 105. South wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
A chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 78.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 94.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 79.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette Regional Airport LA
 30.2°N 92°W
5:40 am CDT Jul 27, 2021
10am CDT Jul 27, 2021-6pm CDT Aug 2, 2021
 
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