Severe Storms in the Southeast; Heavy Mountain Snow in the Northwest

A storm moving through the Southeast will produce severe storms with potential for damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes. Gusty winds ahead of this front will produce elevated fire weather threats in southeastern Florida. A Pacific storm will continue moving inland spreading heavy mountain snow into the Rockies, and a wintry mix into portions of the North/Central Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 71%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.4 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 30 Mar 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Abbeville LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Decreasing
    Clouds

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 10 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind around 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Abbeville LA
 30.04°N 92.16°W
8:06 pm CDT Mar 30, 2020
8pm CDT Mar 30, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 6, 2020
 
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