Wintry weather for Midwest, Ohio Valley; Bitter cold for Northeast

A bitterly cold airmass has invaded the eastern U.S this weekend bringing the coldest temperatures of the season. Gusty winds will combine with these cold temperatures to create dangerous wind chills well below zero in many parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, a developing storm in the Plains will bring wintry precipitation to the Midwest and Ohio Valley on Sunday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.22°NLon: -92.03°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

68°F

20°C

Humidity 55%
Wind Speed S 13 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.5 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 Feb 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 49. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 49. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
12:05 pm CST Feb 14, 2016
12pm CST Feb 14, 2016-6pm CST Feb 20, 2016
 
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