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Much needed precipitation continues across the Southwest; central and eastern U.S. prepare for more winter weather

Widespread and much-needed precipitation across the Southwest will begin to spread into the Plains through Saturday. As the moisture encounters an Arctic airmass dropping down through the north-central U.S., moderate to heavy snow is expected to develop across the Midwest Saturday and then move into portions of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Sunday.
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2 Miles WSW Lafayette LA

7 Day Forecast

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 42 °F

Saturday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 64 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain

Low: 55 °F

Sunday

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

High: 69 °F

Sunday
Night

Showers Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Showers
Likely

Low: 43 °F

Monday

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain

High: 48 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 35 °F

Tuesday

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain

High: 51 °F

Tuesday
Night

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

Low: 43 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 5 mph.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 64. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Night A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. East wind around 10 mph.
  • Sunday A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Sunday Night Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Monday A 30 percent chance of rain before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. North wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 51. East wind around 5 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 43. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Wednesday Night A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Thursday A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
  • Thursday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
  • Friday Sunny, with a high near 53.