Critical Fire Weather in the Southwest; Well Above Normal Temperatures in the Northern Plains

A low pressure system off southern California will bring dry and windy conditions across Arizona today supporting critical fire weather. Southerly winds will allow the northern Plains to continue to see rather mild temperatures with highs nearing or exceeding 60 degrees over the next several days, about 20-30 degrees above average. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

61°F

16°C

Humidity 48%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.6 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 3 Mar 1:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Abbeville LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 39. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 63. North wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 39. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Abbeville LA
 30.04°N 92.16°W
2:06 pm CST Mar 3, 2021
2pm CST Mar 3, 2021-6pm CST Mar 9, 2021
 
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