Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur 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 will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern 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.

Fair

25°C

77°F

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed S 19 km/h
Barometer 1011.2 mb (29.84 in)
Dewpoint 23°C (74°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index26°C (78°F)
Last update 27 May 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind around 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind around 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind around 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 7am. Cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind around 15 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind around 10 km/h.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind around 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
6:05 am CDT May 27, 2016
6am CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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