Heavy Mountain Snow and High Winds Shifts into the Intermountain West and Plains

A storm system will move bring heavy mountain snow and high winds to the Intermountain West and the Plains. Locally heavy rain from a nearly stalled front on the southern California coastline could cause flash flooding. A new storm will drop south along the West Coast and is expected to bring additional heavy mountain snow, especially, in California. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

49°F

9°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1023.9 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Dec 4:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Patchy fog after 2am.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. North wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 70 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 77 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Patchy fog after 2am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a slight chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. North wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette LA
 30.22°N 92.03°W
2:05 am CST Dec 2, 2022
5am CST Dec 2, 2022-6pm CST Dec 8, 2022
 
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