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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

31°C

87°F

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed S 7 km/h
Barometer 1014.7 mb (29.94 in)
Dewpoint 26°C (79°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index38°C (101°F)
Last update 19 Aug 7:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Calm wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 39. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west after midnight.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
8:06 pm CDT Aug 19, 2017
8pm CDT Aug 19, 2017-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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