Winter Storm Impacting the Central and Eastern U.S.; Another Winter Storm Moves into the West

A strengthening winter storm with trailing cold front will continue to progress across the central U.S. today then the eastern U.S. on Wednesday. Areas of heavy snow, severe thunderstorms, record high temperatures, high winds, and critical fire weather are expected due to the storm. Another storm system is likely to spread heavy rain and snow with strong winds across the West later this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

75°F

24°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 20 G 29 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.5 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 27 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Duson LA

Wind Advisory until February 28, 12:00am
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Wind Advisory
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    Wind Advisory until February 28, 12:00am

    NOW until
    12:00am Wed

    Wind Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 70 by 8am, then falling to around 59 during the remainder of the day. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 70 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 62 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers between 9am and noon. Mostly cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 70 by 8am, then falling to around 59 during the remainder of the day. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Duson LA
 30.22°N 92.24°W
9:45 am CST Feb 27, 2024
10am CST Feb 27, 2024-6pm CST Mar 4, 2024
 
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