Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

65°F

18°C

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.7 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Feb 6:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NW Lafayette LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 56. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Clear, with a low around 56. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind around 20 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. North wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Northeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NW Lafayette LA
 30.24°N 92.05°W
5:45 pm CST Feb 25, 2024
7pm CST Feb 25, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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