Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system is forecast to develop in southern Canada on Saturday then track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning Saturday. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Watches are in effect across this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.22°NLon: -92.03°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

38°F

3°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.36 in (1028.1 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 6 Feb 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 57. East wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 57 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

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

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 38. West wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. East wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 34. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 38. West wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
3:05 am CST Feb 6, 2016
3am CST Feb 6, 2016-6pm CST Feb 12, 2016
 
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