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Heavy snow in the Rockies, Fire weather threat in the Southwest, and Heavy rainfall threat for the weekend in the Southern Plains into the Ohio Valley

Heavy snow is expected in the northern and central Rockies. There is a critical to elevated fire risk across the Southwest. A few severe storms are expected from the Southeast States into the Great Lakes and portions of the Central Plains on Thursday. Heavy rainfall is forecast through the weekend with a threat for significant flooding for the Southern Plains into the Mississippi Valley Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Partly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.3 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Apr 9:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 71 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Windy

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 84. North wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Windy, with a south wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.05°W
10:05 am CDT Apr 27, 2017
10am CDT Apr 27, 2017-6pm CDT May 3, 2017
 
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