Thunderstorms Across the Southeast U.S.; Elevated to Locally Critical Fire Weather in Colorado

A few strong to marginally severe thunderstorms are possible across the Southeast U.S. Friday. A Marginal Risk (Level 1 of 5) outlook has been issued. Strong winds and hail will be the main threats. Elevated to locally critical fire weather conditions will persist across south-central Colorado today due to dry conditions and gusty winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

24°C

75°F

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed SE 7 km/h
Barometer 1016.2 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 23°C (74°F)
Visibility 13 km
Last update 19 Apr 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Duson LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind around 10 km/h.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming light and variable  after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 20 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 km/h in the morning.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. North wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 20 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. North wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 11 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. East wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind around 10 km/h.
Friday
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 20. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming light and variable after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 km/h in the morning.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. North wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. North wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 20 to 25 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. East wind around 10 km/h.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 28.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 19.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 29.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Duson LA
 30.22°N 92.24°W
12:46 am CDT Apr 19, 2024
1am CDT Apr 19, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 25, 2024
 
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