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

67°F

19°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 30.27 in (1025.6 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 56 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 69 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Light and variable wind becoming northeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 62. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind around 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 70.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
10:05 am CST Feb 12, 2016
10am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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