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.

Fog

52°F

11°C

Humidity 97%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 51°F (11°C)
Visibility 0.25 mi
Last update 12 Feb 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 61. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. East wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 39 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 65 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 55 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 5 to 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. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 53. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 71.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
3:05 am CST Feb 12, 2016
3am CST Feb 12, 2016-6pm CST Feb 18, 2016
 
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