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Dangerous heat continues across lower Miss. Valley, Deep South

High temperatures and dew points will persist Thursday into Friday across parts of the lower Miss. Valley & Deep South, creating dangerous heat index values in excess of 110 degrees for some locations. Heat Advisories & Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside & know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.22°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

32°C

89°F

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed N 15 km/h
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.7 mb)
Dewpoint 24°C (75°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index37°C (99°F)
Last update 30 Jul 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

Heat Advisory July 30, 12:00 PM until Thursday 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Heat index values as high as 43. Northwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 37 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 26 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 39. North wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Northeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 36 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 36 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 25 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 36 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 37. Heat index values as high as 43. Northwest wind around 10 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Heat index values as high as 39. North wind around 10 km/h.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming north after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Northeast wind around 10 km/h.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Calm wind.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 25. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Sunny and hot, with a high near 36. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 36.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 36.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
8:06 am CDT Jul 30, 2015
9am CDT Jul 30, 2015-6pm CDT Aug 5, 2015
 
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