Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast will launch April 4, 2017.
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.22°WElev: 16ft.

Partly Cloudy

80°F

27°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed S 8 mph
Barometer 30.18 in (1022.6 mb)
Dewpoint 61°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 23 Mar 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 65. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
11:06 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
1pm CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database