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Severe Weather Expected in the Southern and Central U.S. on Tuesday

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has outlined an Enhanced Risk of severe weather for parts of the Mid-Mississippi River and Lower Ohio River Valleys on Tuesday. Large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes are possible. Heavy rainfall in these regions will also increase the threat of flash flooding. There’s also an Extreme Risk for fire weather conditions in parts of Texas and New Mexico on Tuesday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

73°F

23°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.08 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 28 Feb 5:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.05°W
5:06 am CST Feb 28, 2017
6am CST Feb 28, 2017-6pm CST Mar 6, 2017
 
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