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Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce strong tornadoes and very large hail. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

74°F

23°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Feb 7:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 72. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 9am. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 72. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Low around 60. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
7:06 am CST Feb 24, 2018
8am CST Feb 24, 2018-6pm CST Mar 2, 2018
 
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