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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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Lake Charles LA

7 Day Forecast

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

Low: 77 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 94 °F

Thursday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 77 °F

Friday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 95 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 76 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 95 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 75 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 95 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 106. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Friday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 95. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96.
  • Monday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.