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Storm system to bring heavy rainfall and the potential for flash flooding over the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

A slow moving low pressure system will bring the threat for heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and a few strong to severe thunderstorms into Tuesday. The main threat areas include the southern Mid Atlantic and Southeast U.S. Excessive runoff may lead to flooding of low lying areas, rivers, and streams. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.22°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

57°F

14°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 Apr 4:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

Flood Warning until April 27, 07:45pm
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Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Warning until April 27, 07:45pm

    NOW until
    7:45pm Thu

    Flood Warning

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
5:05 am CDT Apr 24, 2017
5am CDT Apr 24, 2017-6pm CDT Apr 30, 2017
 
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