Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Overcast

66°F

19°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.7 mb)
Dewpoint 64°F (18°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Last update 3 Mar 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Broadmoor LA

Dense Fog Advisory until March 3, 09:00am
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Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until March 3, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Sun

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Areas of dense fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Areas of dense fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Areas Dense
    Fog then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight.  Patchy fog after 9pm. Low around 65. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon.  Patchy fog before 11am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy fog between 11pm and 1am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Areas of dense fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 3pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight. Patchy fog after 9pm. Low around 65. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 9am and noon, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog between 11pm and 1am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
Broadmoor LA
 30.18°N 92.05°W
2:46 am CST Mar 3, 2024
3am CST Mar 3, 2024-6pm CST Mar 9, 2024
 
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