Snow From Central Rockies To Upper Midwest; Fire Weather Threats In Southern High Plains; Marine Impacts Along East Coast

A strong cold front is plunging through the Plains and pushing into the Mississippi Valley, while producing heavy snow from the Central Rockies into the Upper Midwest. Gusty winds and very dry conditions will create elevated to critical fire weather threats across the Southern High Plains. A large and powerful offshore storm will produce a variety of marine impacts along the East Coast. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.3 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 2 Apr 3:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette Regional Airport LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 79 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 84 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph becoming east after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette Regional Airport LA
 30.2°N 92°W
5:06 pm CDT Apr 2, 2020
5pm CDT Apr 2, 2020-6pm CDT Apr 9, 2020
 
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