Snow & Ice Across the Rockies & Plains; Zeta Forecast to Head Toward the Gulf Coast

Snow and ice will continue over the central and southern Rockies and eastward into the High Plains through Tuesday along with record cold temperatures. Farther west, critical to extreme fire weather conditions are expected in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, and California. Elsewhere, Zeta is forecast to be at or near hurricane strength as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

A Few Clouds

77°F

25°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed NW 5 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 26 Oct 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 83 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 82. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 82. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West wind around 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
1:06 pm CDT Oct 26, 2020
2pm CDT Oct 26, 2020-6pm CST Nov 1, 2020
 
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