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Heavy snow in the Rockies, Fire weather threat in the Southwest, and Heavy rainfall threat for the weekend in the Southern Plains into the Ohio Valley

Heavy snow is expected in the northern and central Rockies. There is a critical to elevated fire risk across the Southwest. A few severe storms are expected from the Southeast States into the Great Lakes and portions of the Central Plains on Thursday. Heavy rainfall is forecast through the weekend with a threat for significant flooding for the Southern Plains into the Mississippi Valley Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

86°F

30°C

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.74 in (1007.0 mb)
Dewpoint 58°F (14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 27 Apr 5:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 58. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 78. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 58. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 83.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
6:06 pm CDT Apr 27, 2017
6pm CDT Apr 27, 2017-6pm CDT May 4, 2017
 
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