Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.22°WElev: 16ft.

Mostly Cloudy

29°C

84°F

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SE 22 km/h
Barometer 1017.8 mb (30.04 in)
Dewpoint 22°C (72°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index32°C (90°F)
Last update 24 May 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

Flood Warning until May 26, 01:00pm
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Flood Warning
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    Flood Warning until May 26, 01:00pm

    NOW until
    1:00pm Thu

    Flood Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 30. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 30. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 30 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Partly sunny, with a high near 30. South wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
2:05 pm CDT May 24, 2016
2pm CDT May 24, 2016-6pm CDT May 30, 2016
 
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