Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.22°WElev: 16ft.

Overcast

24°C

76°F

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed NE 6 km/h
Barometer 1015.4 mb (29.97 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (66°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (78°F)
Last update 2 May 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

Flash Flood Watch until May 2, 07:00pm
Coastal Flood Advisory until May 2, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Coastal Flood Advisory
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 2, 07:00pm
    Coastal Flood Advisory until May 2, 07:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  High near 27. North wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 26. North wind around 15 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 26 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 13. North wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 13 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 15. West wind around 10 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 15 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 27. North wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26. North wind around 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 13. North wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 15. West wind around 10 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east after midnight.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 27. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 18.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
1:05 pm CDT May 2, 2016
2pm CDT May 2, 2016-6pm CDT May 8, 2016
 
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