Winter Storm to Bring Harzardous Travel from the Plains to the Northeast through this Weekend

A sprawling winter storm will create hazardous travel conditions from the Plains into the Northeastern U.S. through this weekend. Areas of moderate to heavy snow are forecast over much of the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and the interior Northeast and northern New England. Freezing rain is expected from the southern Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley, and the Mid Atlantic region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

70°F

21°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 30.24 in (1024.0 mb)
Dewpoint 56°F (13°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 Jan 1:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Lafayette Regional Airport LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 69 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.

    Cloudy then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. North wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 50 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. East wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers after midnight. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 53. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North wind around 10 mph.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. North wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Lafayette Regional Airport LA
 30.2°N 92°W
1:06 pm CST Jan 17, 2020
2pm CST Jan 17, 2020-6pm CST Jan 23, 2020
 
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