Significant Storm Systems To Impact Both The Northern Plains and The Carolinas

A strong low pressure system will bring very strong winds and blizzard conditions to portions of the Northern Plains today into tonight. Winds gusting over 60 mph at times may cause whiteout conditions. A second low pressure system is forecast to intensify rapidly off the U.S east coast bringing strong winds, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding to the Carolina's.
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Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.22°NLon: -92.05°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

36°F

2°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.32 in (1026.5 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 7 Feb 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 40 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 57. 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: 57 °F

  • Monday
    Night

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

    Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 36. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 41. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 57. 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. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 36. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 41. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.05°W
7:05 am CST Feb 7, 2016
7am CST Feb 7, 2016-6pm CST Feb 13, 2016
 
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