Heavy Precipitation and Strong Winds in the West; Locally Severe Weather in the East and Central Plains

Several atmospheric river events will bring widespread moderate to heavy precipitation and strong winds to much of the Pacific Northwest and California through early next week. A few storms might produce locally strong to damaging wind gusts over a portion of eastern North Carolina and Central Plains later today. More thunderstorms are forecast in the middle Mississippi Valley region on Sunday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

83°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.09 in (1019.0 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 22 Oct 11:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSW Scott LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm.  Sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 87. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 68. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light southeast wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Sunny, with a high near 81.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSW Scott LA
 30.24°N 92.08°W
11:51 am CDT Oct 22, 2021
12pm CDT Oct 22, 2021-6pm CDT Oct 28, 2021
 
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