Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.22°WElev: 16ft.

Mostly Cloudy

85°F

29°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 14 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1016.7 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 26 May 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles Regional Airport LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind around 15 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 88. South wind around 15 mph.
Tonight
Cloudy, with a low around 75. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind around 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. East wind around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles Regional Airport LA
 30.12°N 93.21°W
12:05 pm CDT May 26, 2016
1pm CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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