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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

65°F

18°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed NE 12 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.2 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Today

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 90%

    Heavy
    Rain

    Low: 73 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

    Heavy
    Rain

    High: 82 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

    Chance
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

    Thunderstorms
    Likely

    High: 82 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Low around 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Memorial Day
Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 82. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
8:06 am CDT May 22, 2015
10am CDT May 22, 2015-6pm CDT May 28, 2015
 
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