Cold Temperatures and Some Snow

A strong cold front and low pressure system will press from the Central U.S. through the East over the next couple of days. The impressive cold front will allow a cold air mass to settle in east of the Rockies and numerous record low temperatures are likely the next few days, especially Wednesday morning. A streak of snow is also expected from the central Plains to northern New England. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

77°F

25°C

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed NW 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 46°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 20 Apr 2:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 58 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  High near 74. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 66. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 77. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 66. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. High near 74. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 66. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
3:15 pm CDT Apr 20, 2021
3pm CDT Apr 20, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 26, 2021
 
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