Significant Severe Weather Outbreak Likely Today

A significant severe thunderstorm outbreak is likely for portions of the Midwest this afternoon and evening, especially from eastern Iowa into northern and central Illinois. The threats include tornadoes, a few which may be significant, large to very large hail, and damaging winds. A powerful system near the Central Plains will lift north and clash with a warm and humid air mass over the region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Mostly Cloudy

82°F

28°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 17 G 28 mph
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index85°F (29°C)
Last update 28 Mar 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW Lafayette Regional Airport LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 86. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW Lafayette Regional Airport LA
 30.2°N 92°W
1:06 pm CDT Mar 28, 2020
1pm CDT Mar 28, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 3, 2020
 
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