Severe Storms in the Southeast; Heavy Mountain Snow in the Northwest

A storm moving through the Southeast will produce severe storms with potential for damaging winds, large hail, and a few tornadoes. Gusty winds ahead of this front will produce elevated fire weather threats in southeastern Florida. A Pacific storm will continue moving inland spreading heavy mountain snow into the Rockies, and a wintry mix into portions of the North/Central Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

74°F

23°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed N 20 G 26 mph
Barometer 29.90 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 Mar 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly cloudy early, then becoming sunny, with a steady temperature around 73. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. North wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 49 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly cloudy early, then becoming sunny, with a steady temperature around 73. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. North wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NNW Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
11:06 am CDT Mar 31, 2020
11am CDT Mar 31, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 6, 2020
 
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