Strong winds and wintry weather for Northern Plains, Upper Midwest

A powerful storm system over southern Canada will track toward the Great Lakes by Sunday. Strong winds and wintry precipitation from this storm will impact the northern Plains and Upper Midwest beginning today. Numerous High Wind Warnings, Wind Advisories even Blizzard Warnings are in effect across this region.

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2063° N Lon: 92.0639° W Elev: 39 ft.




Humidity 73%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.33 in (1026.9 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill41°F (5°C)
Last update 6 Feb 9:53 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Lafayette Parish

Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. North winds up to 5 mph.
Sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 40. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Breezy...sunny. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday And Tuesday Night
Clear. Highs in the mid 50s. Lows in the mid 30s.
Wednesday And Wednesday Night
Clear. Highs around 60. Lows 37 to 46.
Thursday And Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Highs around 70. Lows 46 to 51.
Friday Through Saturday
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 60s. Lows in the lower 50s.

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309 PM CST SAT FEB 6 2016
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