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Very Cold with Snow and Ice Across the Central & Eastern States; Turning Unsettled in the Northwest

Well below normal temperatures, bitterly cold wind chills, and another round of snow and ice will impact the central and eastern U.S. through at least Tuesday. Wintry precipitation will extend as far south as Texas and Louisiana. Meanwhile, rain and wind will return to the Pacific Northwest, with locally heavy precipitation by mid-week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2° N Lon: 91.99° W Elev: 39 ft.

Light Freezing Rain Snow Fog/Mist



Humidity 89%
Wind Speed N 18 G 25 mph
Barometer 30.55 in (1034.6 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Wind Chill14°F (-10°C)
Last update 16 Jan 4:53 pm CST
Detailed forecast for

Lafayette Parish

Colder. Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow in the evening, then mostly clear after midnight. Lows around 18. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Wind chill readings 5 to 15.
Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s. North winds 10 to 15 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 4 to 14 in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Clear. Lows around 20. North winds around 5 mph. Wind chill readings 12 to 22.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 40s. Northeast winds up to 5 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 13 to 23 in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear. Lows around 30. Light winds becoming east up to 5 mph after midnight.
Not as cool. Partly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
Friday Night
Not as cool. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s.
Warmer. Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 60s.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Lows in the upper 50s.
Mostly cloudy with chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 70s. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows around 50.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 40s.
Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

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346 PM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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