Severe Thunderstorm and Critical Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Tuesday

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms Tuesday with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible Tuesday due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

70°F

21°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Apr 2:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles NE Scott LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Patchy fog between 8am and 9am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 85 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southeast wind around 15 mph.
Tuesday
Patchy fog between 8am and 9am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles NE Scott LA
 30.27°N 92.05°W
11:45 pm CDT Apr 15, 2024
3am CDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm CDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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