Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.22°NLon: -93.21°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

13°C

55°F

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed NE 13 km/h
Barometer 1026.2 mb (30.28 in)
Dewpoint 12°C (53°F)
Visibility 13 km
Wind Chill12°C (53°F)
Last update 12 Feb 11:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 16. Northeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 6 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Southeast wind around 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 19 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 14 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 21 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 20. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 20 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 8. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 8 °C

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 16. Northeast wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 6. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 19. Southeast wind around 15 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest after midnight.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 20. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 8. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 9.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 23.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
12:05 am CST Feb 13, 2016
12am CST Feb 13, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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