Active Weather Pattern To Persist Over The Western U.S., Inclement Weather Expected Over The East

A series of storm systems will bring a continued threat for heavy rain, strong winds, and rough surf to coastal locations from northern California to the Northwest U.S. into the weekend. Heavy snow will be likely across the Intermountain West. Over the eastern U.S., low pressure will gather strength and move up the eastern seaboard Friday into Saturday bringing ice, rain, and gusty winds. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fog

52°F

11°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1016.9 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 13 Dec 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles ENE Ridge LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 48 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 49 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 63 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind.
Friday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 55.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles ENE Ridge LA
 30.18°N 92.13°W
3:06 am CST Dec 13, 2019
3am CST Dec 13, 2019-6pm CST Dec 19, 2019
 
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