Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.22°NLon: -92.03°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed W 9 mph
Barometer 30.28 in (1025.2 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 70 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
9:05 am CST Feb 12, 2016
10am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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