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Flash flooding possible across parts of Midwest

Showers and thunderstorms ahead of a strong cold front moving across the Midwest on Friday are expected to produce rainfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour, creating a risk of flash flooding across parts of southern Minnesota and northern and central Iowa. The flash flooding risk will continue into Saturday and move eastward, into the Ohio Valley.
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2 Miles W Lafayette LA

7 Day Forecast

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 92 °F

Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 75 °F

Saturday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 92 °F

Saturday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 76 °F

Sunday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 92 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 75 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 92 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 76 °F

Tuesday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
  • Saturday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south after midnight.
  • Sunday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind around 5 mph.
  • Tuesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
  • Wednesday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89.
  • Wednesday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
  • Thursday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88.