Strong Coastal Storm to Produce Heavy Rain and Strong Winds Across the Northeast; Severe Thunderstorms will Develop across the Central and Southern Plains

A Nor’easter will impact the northeast with heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and strong winds through tonight. Meanwhile, scattered severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes are forecast across parts of the southern and central Plains from late today through tonight. Critical fire weather conditions for southern portions of the High Plains this afternoon. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lafayette, Lafayette Regional Airport (KLFT)

Lat: 30.2°NLon: 91.99°WElev: 39ft.

Fair

69°F

21°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1016.1 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Oct 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles NE Lafayette LA

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. East wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  High near 84. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 59. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. East wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. High near 84. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a chance of showers between 10pm and 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 59. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. West wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 51.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles NE Lafayette LA
 30.24°N 92°W
6:50 am CDT Oct 26, 2021
9am CDT Oct 26, 2021-6pm CDT Nov 1, 2021
 
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