Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fog

55°F

13°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.11 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 55°F (13°C)
Visibility 0.15 mi
Last update 2 Mar 6:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Scott LA

Dense Fog Advisory until March 2, 09:00am
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    Dense Fog Advisory until March 2, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sat

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Today

    Today: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Areas Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of fog before 9am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms then
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Areas of fog before 9am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind around 10 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
Scott LA
 30.24°N 92.08°W
6:45 am CST Mar 2, 2024
7am CST Mar 2, 2024-6pm CST Mar 8, 2024
 
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