7 to 9 days ago, forecasters knew the weather in Lafayette and Acadiana would be changing but there were differing opinions as to just how much. Even the weather models were confused. With the beginnings of the coldest winter storm to hit Acadiana in quite some time now here, forecasters have a better idea of just how low the temperatures will fall.

Saturday/Day (February 13, 2021): Cloudy, slight chance for rain. High 44 degrees. Winds NNW 20 mph at times.

Saturday/Night (February 13, 2021): Showers possible late. Low 32 degrees. Winds NNE 15 mph at times. Chance of rain 40%.


Sunday, February 14, 2021: Showers early with freezing rain possible. High 38 degrees. Winds NNE at near 15 mph at times. Chance of rain 50%.

Sunday/Night (February 13, 2021): Cloudy with freezing rain after midnight. Low 26 degrees. Winds N 20 mph at times. Chance of rain 60%.


Monday/Day (February 15, 2021): Winter storm. Freezing rain expected early. High 30 degrees. Winds NNW 20 mph at times Chance of rain 90%.

Monday/Night: (February 15, 2021): Clearing with record low temperatures. Low 11 degrees. Winds NNW 15 mph at times.



Tuesday/Day (February 16, 2021): Sunny, with a few clouds in the afternoon. High 32 degrees. Winds NNE 10 mph at times.

Tuesday/Night (February 16, 2021): Clear. Low 25 degrees. Winds NE 10 mph at times.

Winter Storm Tips

  • Keep your cellphone charged.
  • Protect pets, plants and pipes.
  • Check on the elderly.
  • Turn off automatic sprinkler systems.
  • Make sure all medicines are filled.
  • Obey all local and state information to keep you and your family safe.

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