Cold Temperatures Across the Northern and Central Plains; Severe Weather Potential for the East

Severe weather and heavy rainfall potential along with warm temperatures will affect the eastern portions of the country through Sunday as a cold front tracks eastward. Meanwhile, much colder air across portions of the Plains will bring frost and freeze conditions into Sunday morning. Dry, mild and breezy conditions linger for the four-corner region where elevated to critical fire weather remains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

74°F

23°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 68°F (20°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 May 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms.  High near 85. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 85. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 88.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA
 30.24°N 92.05°W
10:50 pm CDT May 21, 2022
11pm CDT May 21, 2022-6pm CDT May 28, 2022
 
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