Heavy Precipitation for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for the Southwest High Plains

A Moderate Risk of Excessive Rainfall remains in effect along portions of coastal southern California today. Heavy rain, gusty winds and heavy mountain snow in California are expected to become less intense by Wednesday. Meanwhile, a warming trend is expected to expand from the Great Plains into the Midwest through midweek. Fire weather concerns increase Wednesday for the Southwest High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

67°F

19°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.23 in (1023.7 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Feb 5:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SE Broadmoor LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 51. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 72 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 51. South wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 72. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 48. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SE Broadmoor LA
 30.18°N 92.05°W
5:40 pm CST Feb 20, 2024
6pm CST Feb 20, 2024-6pm CST Feb 27, 2024
 
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