Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain in the South; Another Pacific Storm Moves into the West

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible across parts of the Southern Plains into the lower Mississippi Valley. Locally heavy rain will impact the central Gulf Coast. Another Pacific storm will produce moderate to heavy precipitation amounts into northern California and southwestern Oregon. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Vrbl 3 mph
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.1 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 6.00 mi
Last update 5 Mar 1:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lafayette Regional Airport LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am.  Areas of fog before 10am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely and
    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Widespread dense fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Dense Fog

    Low: 63 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon.  High near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 66. East wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am. Areas of fog before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Widespread dense fog after 11pm. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Wednesday
Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 79. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
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Point Forecast:
Lafayette Regional Airport LA
 30.2°N 92°W
1:46 am CST Mar 5, 2024
2am CST Mar 5, 2024-6pm CDT Mar 11, 2024
 
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