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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

Widespread thunderstorm activity is expected to develop on Thursday along a cold front moving eastward across the plains into the Mississippi Valley. A potential for damaging wind gusts will develop with the stronger thunderstorms. Hail will also be possible in the ArkLaTex and Ozarks.
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Lafayette LA

7 Day Forecast

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

Today

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 89 °F

Tonight

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 74 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 85 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 56 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 74 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 50 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 79 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 63 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Heat index values as high as 99. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Friday A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 79. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 63. South wind around 5 mph.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.