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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 3 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 23 Mar 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

Dense Fog Advisory until March 23, 09:00am
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    Dense Fog Advisory until March 23, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Thu

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Areas of dense fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 68 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of dense fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 68. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
7:06 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
8am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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