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Severe weather possible for parts of central U.S.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the central Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, including parts of southern Nebraska and eastern Kansas, northern Oklahoma and western Missouri. Thunderstorms with large hail, locally-damaging wind and a tornado or two are likely across these areas.
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Lafayette LA

7 Day Forecast

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

Today

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Tonight

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 74 °F

Thursday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 87 °F

Thursday
Night

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Thunderstorms
Likely

Low: 72 °F

Friday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 85 °F

Friday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 56 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 76 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 51 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Today A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tonight A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph.
  • Thursday A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Friday A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. West wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North wind around 10 mph.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 76. North wind around 10 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
  • Tuesday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.