Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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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.

Fair

27°C

81°F

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed SE 6 km/h
Barometer 1019.6 mb (30.09 in)
Dewpoint 25°C (77°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index31°C (88°F)
Last update 27 Jun 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Today

    Today: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 34 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 39. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 32 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 24 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 33 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. Heat index values as high as 41. Calm wind.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. West wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 32. Heat index values as high as 39. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Calm wind.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. North wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 24.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 25.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 33.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
7:05 am CDT Jun 27, 2016
8am CDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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