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  • Rain Chances Stay High

    Rain Chances Stay High

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 08:50:47 GMT

    More tropical moisture is poised to push northward into Acadiana today. Expect a good chance for rain today, with a few storms being healthy rain producers. 

    More tropical moisture is poised to push northward into Acadiana today. Expect a good chance for rain today, with a few storms being healthy rain producers. 

  • On & off showers continue into the work week

    On & off showers continue into the work week

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-06-18 03:49:50 GMT

    The tropical wave we have been tracking for the past week has finally made its way into the western Gulf sending us rounds of heavy showers for Father's Day. 

    The tropical wave we have been tracking for the past week has finally made its way into the western Gulf sending us rounds of heavy showers for Father's Day. 

  • A Wet Father's Day

    A Wet Father's Day

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-06-17 03:42:37 GMT

    Even though there was plenty of moisture available today, only widely scattered showers and storms developed. 

    Even though there was plenty of moisture available today, only widely scattered showers and storms developed. 

  • Not a wash out for Father's Day weekend

    Not a wash out for Father's Day weekend

    Friday, June 15 2018 11:51 PM EDT2018-06-16 03:51:47 GMT

    No real changes to the forecast as we move into the weekend as we will still have plenty of tropical moisture getting pushed off the Gulf and over Acadiana. 

    No real changes to the forecast as we move into the weekend as we will still have plenty of tropical moisture getting pushed off the Gulf and over Acadiana. 

  • On and Off Rains This Weekend

    On and Off Rains This Weekend

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:42 AM EDT2018-06-15 08:42:17 GMT

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop again today, with a few locally heavy downpours. 

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms will develop again today, with a few locally heavy downpours. 

  • Forecast rolls along into a rainy weekend

    Forecast rolls along into a rainy weekend

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:07 AM EDT2018-06-15 04:07:57 GMT

    The forecast rolls along with little surprise as we've lived through this forecast for the last several days which makes us very much prepared to tackle Friday's weather.  It will be a quiet morning with plenty of sunshine and humidity sinking in after sunrise which will get temperatures racing to around 90 before the clouds then take over and the showers start to pick up.  Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will be on tap for much of Acadiana, still of the summer ...

    The forecast rolls along with little surprise as we've lived through this forecast for the last several days which makes us very much prepared to tackle Friday's weather.  It will be a quiet morning with plenty of sunshine and humidity sinking in after sunrise which will get temperatures racing to around 90 before the clouds then take over and the showers start to pick up.  Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will be on tap for much of Acadiana, still of the summer ...

  • Stormy Days Ahead

    Stormy Days Ahead

    Thursday, June 14 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-06-14 09:26:05 GMT

    Fair skies will start your Thursday morning, with cloudiness quickly taking over by late morning. Showers and thunderstorms will be more likely today as plenty of moisture is in place, and weak leftover outflow boundaries from overnight storm systems will drift across the area.

    Fair skies will start your Thursday morning, with cloudiness quickly taking over by late morning. Showers and thunderstorms will be more likely today as plenty of moisture is in place, and weak leftover outflow boundaries from overnight storm systems will drift across the area.

  • Another day, another round of showers

    Another day, another round of showers

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-06-14 03:43:38 GMT

    Drought conditions took another hit Wednesday with another afternoon of showers and thunderstorms, and the forecast keeps rain chances a little more elevated the next few days.  If you've been outside at all the last few days it doesn't take long to realize how much moisture is in the atmosphere just by how heavy it feels every time you leave the comfort of the air conditioner.  All of this moisture has translated into periods of heavy rain and chaotic thunderstorms which ...

    Drought conditions took another hit Wednesday with another afternoon of showers and thunderstorms, and the forecast keeps rain chances a little more elevated the next few days.  If you've been outside at all the last few days it doesn't take long to realize how much moisture is in the atmosphere just by how heavy it feels every time you leave the comfort of the air conditioner.  All of this moisture has translated into periods of heavy rain and chaotic thunderstorms which ...

  • Hot, With Afternoon Storms

    Hot, With Afternoon Storms

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 4:51 AM EDT2018-06-13 08:51:32 GMT

    Hot and humid weather will continue into the mid week with isolated showers and thunderstorms developing again this afternoon. 

    Hot and humid weather will continue into the mid week with isolated showers and thunderstorms developing again this afternoon. 

  • Scattered showers and storms to become more normal

    Scattered showers and storms to become more normal

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-06-12 23:47:30 GMT

    Showers and thunderstorms burst through Lafayette on Tuesday afternoon which was a good preview of what we could expect for the next several days as we get into the middle of June.  

    Showers and thunderstorms burst through Lafayette on Tuesday afternoon which was a good preview of what we could expect for the next several days as we get into the middle of June.  

  • Staying Sticky

    Staying Sticky

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 4:57 AM EDT2018-06-12 08:57:36 GMT

    Another muggy Tuesday ahead as skies are generally fair to start the morning.

    Another muggy Tuesday ahead as skies are generally fair to start the morning.

  • Rain chances increase this week

    Rain chances increase this week

    Monday, June 11 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-06-12 03:39:24 GMT

    Monday is more or less in the books and we can start taking a peak out toward the rest of the work week and what the forecast has in store for south Louisiana.  Some of the obvious culprits will be there, heat and humidity can always be found around this time, but the extended forecast is looking a little more interesting than your typical summer pattern. Southerly winds will continue to keep enough moisture in place for the occasional shower or thunderstorm to pop up in the af...

    Monday is more or less in the books and we can start taking a peak out toward the rest of the work week and what the forecast has in store for south Louisiana.  Some of the obvious culprits will be there, heat and humidity can always be found around this time, but the extended forecast is looking a little more interesting than your typical summer pattern. Southerly winds will continue to keep enough moisture in place for the occasional shower or thunderstorm to pop up in the af...

  • Typical June Forecast

    Typical June Forecast

    Monday, June 11 2018 4:59 AM EDT2018-06-11 08:59:22 GMT

    A fairly quiet start to our Monday morning. Skies are mostly fair, temperatures are warm and muggy. Typical for the mid part of June, and it looks like the forecast for the next few days will be very "June" like. 

    A fairly quiet start to our Monday morning. Skies are mostly fair, temperatures are warm and muggy. Typical for the mid part of June, and it looks like the forecast for the next few days will be very "June" like. 

  • Typical summertime pattern for work week & look at tropics for next weekend

    Typical summertime pattern for work week & look at tropics for next weekend

    Sunday, June 10 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-06-11 03:47:28 GMT

    Monday it is back to the hot and humid conditions as the sunshine will return pushing highs into the lower 90s with feel like temperatures topping out in the upper 90s. 

    Monday it is back to the hot and humid conditions as the sunshine will return pushing highs into the lower 90s with feel like temperatures topping out in the upper 90s. 

  • Better chance for scattered showers/storms Sunday

    Better chance for scattered showers/storms Sunday

    Saturday, June 9 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-06-10 03:49:51 GMT

    Have the rain gear handy Sunday as we will have about a 40% chance for scattered showers and storms beginning as early as 9-11am along the Coast and working up to the I-10 corridor by lunchtime before pushing farther inland during the afternoon. 

    Have the rain gear handy Sunday as we will have about a 40% chance for scattered showers and storms beginning as early as 9-11am along the Coast and working up to the I-10 corridor by lunchtime before pushing farther inland during the afternoon. 

  • Weekend forecast has little change

    Weekend forecast has little change

    Friday, June 8 2018 6:05 AM EDT2018-06-08 10:05:50 GMT

    Little change in the forecast from what we've had these last few days and even the first half of the upcoming weekend doesn't really have much change in the forecast either.

    Little change in the forecast from what we've had these last few days and even the first half of the upcoming weekend doesn't really have much change in the forecast either.

  • Heat remains high into the weekend

    Heat remains high into the weekend

    Thursday, June 7 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-06-07 13:20:49 GMT

    It's shaping up to be another hot one Thursday with little to nothing offering any relief from the heat with another very sunny afternoon on tap across south Louisiana.

    It's shaping up to be another hot one Thursday with little to nothing offering any relief from the heat with another very sunny afternoon on tap across south Louisiana.

  • Mostly sunny, seasonably hot into the weekend

    Mostly sunny, seasonably hot into the weekend

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-06-06 23:43:29 GMT

    Acadiana will continue to see mostly hot and relatively dry conditions with respect to rain chances, into the weekend. 

    Acadiana will continue to see mostly hot and relatively dry conditions with respect to rain chances, into the weekend. 

  • Weather quiet through the weekend

    Weather quiet through the weekend

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-06-06 14:40:53 GMT

    After a busy start to the week, the weather has settled down at the midway point of the work week and looks like the forecast will cruise through into the weekend.

    After a busy start to the week, the weather has settled down at the midway point of the work week and looks like the forecast will cruise through into the weekend.

  • Storms ending tonight; Sunshine and hot conditions return Wednesday

    Storms ending tonight; Sunshine and hot conditions return Wednesday

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-06-06 03:39:08 GMT

    The upper level system that produced today's scattered showers and storms should slide out into the Gulf this evening with the rain ending across most of Acadiana by 7pm. 

    The upper level system that produced today's scattered showers and storms should slide out into the Gulf this evening with the rain ending across most of Acadiana by 7pm. 

  • Storms Likely Today

    Storms Likely Today

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-06-05 15:32:11 GMT

    Lots of cloudiness is expected today with showers and thunderstorms becoming quite likely through the day. 

    Lots of cloudiness is expected today with showers and thunderstorms becoming quite likely through the day. 

  • Best chance of storms in a while

    Best chance of storms in a while

    Monday, June 4 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-06-05 03:43:01 GMT

    For the first time in the last few weeks, there is a good chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday, some of which could be quite strong, and perhaps, severe. 

    For the first time in the last few weeks, there is a good chance of showers and thunderstorms Tuesday, some of which could be quite strong, and perhaps, severe. 

  • Hot With Midweek Storms

    Hot With Midweek Storms

    Monday, June 4 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-06-04 08:52:22 GMT

    After Sunday's storminess, things have calmed down to start your Monday. 

    After Sunday's storminess, things have calmed down to start your Monday. 

  • Break from the humidity on Monday

    Break from the humidity on Monday

    Sunday, June 3 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-06-04 03:37:07 GMT

    The cool front firing off the scattered showers and storms this evening will push out into the Gulf of Mexico by Monday morning. 

    The cool front firing off the scattered showers and storms this evening will push out into the Gulf of Mexico by Monday morning. 

  • Much needed rain possible Sunday afternoon

    Much needed rain possible Sunday afternoon

    Saturday, June 2 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-06-03 03:41:08 GMT

    Finally some changes are coming to the forecast across Acadiana on Sunday. 

    Finally some changes are coming to the forecast across Acadiana on Sunday. 

  • Feeling like summer to start of June

    Feeling like summer to start of June

    Friday, June 1 2018 7:40 PM EDT2018-06-01 23:40:19 GMT

    Get ready for even more heat and humidity this weekend as highs will be in the mid 90s both Saturday and Sunday with heat indices topping out between 103-105°. 

    Get ready for even more heat and humidity this weekend as highs will be in the mid 90s both Saturday and Sunday with heat indices topping out between 103-105°. 

  • June Starting Hot and Dry

    June Starting Hot and Dry

    Friday, June 1 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-06-01 12:09:56 GMT

    The month of June will start out just about the same as we ended May. Hot and humid weather will continue with little, if any rainfall. Temperatures ran back into the low to mid 90s Thursday, and with a few extra clouds today, we'll probably stay in the lower 90s area wide. 

    The month of June will start out just about the same as we ended May. Hot and humid weather will continue with little, if any rainfall. Temperatures ran back into the low to mid 90s Thursday, and with a few extra clouds today, we'll probably stay in the lower 90s area wide. 

  • May Could Be Hottest Ever

    May Could Be Hottest Ever

    Thursday, May 31 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-05-31 09:12:42 GMT

    As we finish off the month of May, temperatures in Lafayette are at record levels for the average temperatures of the month. With Wednesday's high of 93, our average temperature for the month is 79.9, tied with the warmest May ever set back in 2010. 

    As we finish off the month of May, temperatures in Lafayette are at record levels for the average temperatures of the month. With Wednesday's high of 93, our average temperature for the month is 79.9, tied with the warmest May ever set back in 2010. 

  • Getting even hotter with triple digit heat indices

    Getting even hotter with triple digit heat indices

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 7:41 PM EDT2018-05-30 23:41:25 GMT

    No real changes to the forecast the rest of the week as an upper level high is building over Texas and sliding over Louisiana. 

    No real changes to the forecast the rest of the week as an upper level high is building over Texas and sliding over Louisiana. 

  • Hot all week

    Hot all week

    Wednesday, May 30 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-05-30 13:08:08 GMT
    It's hot. Very Hot.  Not much is left to be said about this week's forecast that hasn't been said already this week and believe it or not we haven't even seen the hottest temperatures we're expecting this week.  Highs will be in the mid to upper 90s but enough humidity is hanging around that the heat index will be back in the triple digits ranging between 104-106 through the hottest parts of the day.  Nothing will intervene with the heat either as the skies will stay...
    It's hot. Very Hot.  Not much is left to be said about this week's forecast that hasn't been said already this week and believe it or not we haven't even seen the hottest temperatures we're expecting this week.  Highs will be in the mid to upper 90s but enough humidity is hanging around that the heat index will be back in the triple digits ranging between 104-106 through the hottest parts of the day.  Nothing will intervene with the heat either as the skies will stay...
  • Hot, dry pattern to get hotter into weekend

    Hot, dry pattern to get hotter into weekend

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-05-29 23:32:51 GMT

    Get ready for the summer doldrums as Acadiana's weather pattern will be in a drier and hotter than normal pattern through the first week of June. Look for mostly sunny and hot conditions each day for the rest of the week with daytime highs between 93-96F depending on how much "sea-breeze cooling" we get, and how far inland the sea breeze penetrates each day. Rain chances on any given day through Friday will be in the 5% range, so the gardens will need watering for su...

    Get ready for the summer doldrums as Acadiana's weather pattern will be in a drier and hotter than normal pattern through the first week of June. Look for mostly sunny and hot conditions each day for the rest of the week with daytime highs between 93-96F depending on how much "sea-breeze cooling" we get, and how far inland the sea breeze penetrates each day. Rain chances on any given day through Friday will be in the 5% range, so the gardens will need watering for su...

  • Heating up for the week

    Heating up for the week

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-05-29 13:26:35 GMT

    As June rapidly approaches the weather is getting ready to move into the summer doldrums which means that these daily weather forecasts will start to sound exactly the same.

    As June rapidly approaches the weather is getting ready to move into the summer doldrums which means that these daily weather forecasts will start to sound exactly the same.

  • Fewer mosquitoes recently but expect the numbers to bounce back quickly

    Fewer mosquitoes recently but expect the numbers to bounce back quickly

    Monday, May 28 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-05-28 22:24:21 GMT

    Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer which means it won't be long before those unwelcomed pests of summer return to Acadiana as well. 

    Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer which means it won't be long before those unwelcomed pests of summer return to Acadiana as well. 

  • Breezy, warm, humid this Memorial Day

    Breezy, warm, humid this Memorial Day

    Monday, May 28 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-05-28 13:13:41 GMT

    Memorial Day along the Gulf Coast has been dominated by Subtropical Storm Alberto which will make landfall near Panama City Monday morning, bringing an abundance of rain to parts of the Florida Panhandle.  Winds are around 65 mph with gusts up to around 75, however, this wind field if relatively confined to the center of the storm as this has been a small compact storm.  Heavy rain will be the predominate threat with 6-12" of rain possible in some areas between Pensac...

    Memorial Day along the Gulf Coast has been dominated by Subtropical Storm Alberto which will make landfall near Panama City Monday morning, bringing an abundance of rain to parts of the Florida Panhandle.  Winds are around 65 mph with gusts up to around 75, however, this wind field if relatively confined to the center of the storm as this has been a small compact storm.  Heavy rain will be the predominate threat with 6-12" of rain possible in some areas between Pensac...

  • Warm Memorial Day and Alberto heading for Panama City Beach

    Warm Memorial Day and Alberto heading for Panama City Beach

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-05-28 03:50:04 GMT

    Like Sunday we should have another dry but warm day in Acadiana for Memorial Day with a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures in the lower 90s. 

    Like Sunday we should have another dry but warm day in Acadiana for Memorial Day with a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures in the lower 90s. 

  • Less rain Sunday & Monday and latest on Alberto

    Less rain Sunday & Monday and latest on Alberto

    Saturday, May 26 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-05-27 03:54:33 GMT

    After a rainy and yucky start to the Memorial Day weekend the showers should begin to fade out across Acadiana later this evening. 

    After a rainy and yucky start to the Memorial Day weekend the showers should begin to fade out across Acadiana later this evening. 

  • National Weather Service issues warning for Acadiana Regional Airport

    National Weather Service issues warning for Acadiana Regional Airport

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:26:00 GMT

    The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued an Airport Weather Warning for Acadiana Regional Airport. 

    The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued an Airport Weather Warning for Acadiana Regional Airport. 

  • First of the year, Subtropical Storm Alberto forms in Caribbean

    First of the year, Subtropical Storm Alberto forms in Caribbean

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:28:22 GMT

    The first storm of the 2018 Hurricane season has officially formed in the Caribbean. 

    The first storm of the 2018 Hurricane season has officially formed in the Caribbean. 

  • NHC strengthens language on system

    NHC strengthens language on system

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:06:35 GMT

    As the weekend inches closer and closer the eyes remain down toward the tropics as we wait to see what this disturbed region in the Gulf of Mexico will end up doing the next few days.  Chances for further development have increased to an 80% over the next five days.

    As the weekend inches closer and closer the eyes remain down toward the tropics as we wait to see what this disturbed region in the Gulf of Mexico will end up doing the next few days.  Chances for further development have increased to an 80% over the next five days.

  • A review of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season

    A review of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:16 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:16:50 GMT

    Last year's hurricane season was the costliest for the United States as 6 storms, including 3 major hurricanes, directly hit the country causing more than 280 billion dollars in damage.

    Last year's hurricane season was the costliest for the United States as 6 storms, including 3 major hurricanes, directly hit the country causing more than 280 billion dollars in damage.

  • Scattered showers return to the forecast

    Scattered showers return to the forecast

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:08:42 GMT

    If you're wondering about the weekend you can find that here, but if you want to know what Tuesday's or the rest of the work week's forecast is then you're also covered.  Tuesday's early morning hours started with a quick very isolated shower, it didn't do much but it did give us an idea of the type of moisture available in the atmosphere.  

    If you're wondering about the weekend you can find that here, but if you want to know what Tuesday's or the rest of the work week's forecast is then you're also covered.  Tuesday's early morning hours started with a quick very isolated shower, it didn't do much but it did give us an idea of the type of moisture available in the atmosphere.  

  • 2018 Hurricane Season - A closer look at the numbers

    2018 Hurricane Season - A closer look at the numbers

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:16 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:16:44 GMT

    With the official start of hurricane season in the Atlantic now just 10 days away we take a closer look at the projected numbers for the upcoming season. 

    With the official start of hurricane season in the Atlantic now just 10 days away we take a closer look at the projected numbers for the upcoming season. 

  • Shower chances increase this week

    Shower chances increase this week

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:04:35 GMT
    The big weather story this week will be the impending rain this weekend, you can find that story here, in the meantime though let's get through the short term forecast.  There's been a bump in moisture in the atmosphere which means a slight bump in your rain chances on Monday with a spotty thunderstorm or two popping up in the afternoon.  Winds will be picking up from the south which will further add moisture to a saturated atmosphere so the rain chances will continue to i...
    The big weather story this week will be the impending rain this weekend, you can find that story here, in the meantime though let's get through the short term forecast.  There's been a bump in moisture in the atmosphere which means a slight bump in your rain chances on Monday with a spotty thunderstorm or two popping up in the afternoon.  Winds will be picking up from the south which will further add moisture to a saturated atmosphere so the rain chances will continue to i...
  • Tropical moisture drifting to the Gulf of Mexico

    Tropical moisture drifting to the Gulf of Mexico

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:01:11 GMT

    There's going to be a lot of chatter in the weather world this week, Twitter has already started to fire up, blog posts are being furiously typed out, and model images plastered all over the internet.  The thing to keep in mind all week is that as of Monday morning there is a lot of uncertainty in the forecast, and while it'll be important to keep an eye on we can't make any strong certain declarations or guarantees of what is to come this weekend.  All of that being said ...

    There's going to be a lot of chatter in the weather world this week, Twitter has already started to fire up, blog posts are being furiously typed out, and model images plastered all over the internet.  The thing to keep in mind all week is that as of Monday morning there is a lot of uncertainty in the forecast, and while it'll be important to keep an eye on we can't make any strong certain declarations or guarantees of what is to come this weekend.  All of that being said ...

  • Rain chances increasing each day this week

    Rain chances increasing each day this week

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 03:52:08 GMT

    No real changes to the forecast to start of the work week meaning we will stay hot and humid with highs in the lower 90s and heat indices pushing the mid to upper 90s. 

    No real changes to the forecast to start of the work week meaning we will stay hot and humid with highs in the lower 90s and heat indices pushing the mid to upper 90s. 

  • Sunny Sunday but better rain chances on the way

    Sunny Sunday but better rain chances on the way

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:40 PM EDT2018-05-20 03:40:13 GMT

    The hot and humid summer-like pattern will continue on Sunday with highs warming into the lower 90s and feel like temperatures topping out in the mid to upper 90s. 

    The hot and humid summer-like pattern will continue on Sunday with highs warming into the lower 90s and feel like temperatures topping out in the mid to upper 90s. 

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