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Severe weather possible for parts of central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of the central and southern Plains Friday afternoon and evening, mainly across eastern New Mexico and West Texas, as well as northeastern Colorado. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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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.

Overcast

21°C

69°F

Humidity 76%
Wind Speed NE 20 km/h
Barometer 30.17 in (1022.3 mb)
Dewpoint 16°C (61°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 22 May 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 29 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 23 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 28 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 22 °C

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 28. East wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. East wind around 10 km/h.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 23. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 28. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 22. Southeast wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
10:06 am CDT May 22, 2015
12pm CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 28, 2015
 
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