Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.22°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

26°C

79°F

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed Vrbl 6 km/h
Barometer 1007.2 mb (29.72 in)
Dewpoint 20°C (68°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (81°F)
Last update 30 Apr 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

Flash Flood Watch until May 2, 07:00pm
Coastal Flood Advisory until April 30, 07:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
Coastal Flood Advisory
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until May 2, 07:00pm
    Coastal Flood Advisory until April 30, 07:00pm

    NOW: Multiple
    hazards in effect

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  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind around 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Cloudy, with a high near 27. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 27. East wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 27 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 18 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. North wind around 10 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind around 15 km/h.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. Southeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 27. East wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 24. North wind around 10 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
2:05 pm CDT Apr 30, 2016
2pm CDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm CDT May 6, 2016
 
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