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Winter Travel Impacts from the Southern to the Northeast U.S.; Increasingly unsettled in the West

A winter Storm will continue to impact the Southern Plains to the Southeast, and to the Northeast into tonight. Snow packed and icy roads are creating hazardous travel conditions, and unusually cold temperatures and gusty winds are bringing chilly conditions into the farthest southern locations. Out west, a series of weather systems will bring heavy rain, mountain snows, and gusty winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed NE 18 mph
Barometer 30.65 in (1038.1 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 17 Jan 12:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 31. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 20. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 20 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 42. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 42 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 29 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 7am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 31. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 20. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 42. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
12:06 pm CST Jan 17, 2018
1pm CST Jan 17, 2018-6pm CST Jan 23, 2018
 
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