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Severe Thunderstorms in the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms are forecast for the South/Central Plains and Mississippi Valley this afternoon and evening; with an enhanced threat, including a chance for tornadoes, in the ArkLaTex area. High fire danger caused by hot and dry conditions, and strong winds continue in the southern Plains; while an active weather pattern keeps conditions wet with heavy mountain snows out west. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.22°WElev: 16ft.

Mostly Cloudy

77°F

25°C

Humidity 69%
Wind Speed S 17 G 23 mph
Barometer 30.11 in (1020.3 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 24 Mar 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

Wind Advisory until March 24, 06:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until March 24, 06:00pm

    NOW until
    6:00pm Fri

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South wind around 10 mph.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
11:06 am CDT Mar 24, 2017
1pm CDT Mar 24, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 30, 2017
 
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