Slow System Impacts Southern California and Southwest; Severe Weather Threats Over The East

A slow moving storm system will deliver heavy mountain snow and rainfall to southern California and the Desert Southwest through late week. The locally heavy rainfall may pose a flash flood risk, especially to burn scar locations. Severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will be possible from the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley into the Mid-Atlantic today. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.3 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 7 Apr 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles SSW Scott LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Gradual
    Clearing

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog before 4am, then patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 87. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles SSW Scott LA
 30.2°N 92.11°W
6:06 pm CDT Apr 7, 2020
7pm CDT Apr 7, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 14, 2020
 
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