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Winter storm will bring variety of hazards to parts of southern, eastern U.S.

A cold front moving across the eastern U.S. will bring a variety of weather hazards from the southern Plains to New England on Wednesday. Rain is expected from Texas across parts of the Southeast and into the mid-Atlantic, with freezing rain possible along a band behind the cold front, which will move southeastward as the day progresses. Snow is expected from the southern Rockies to New England.
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Lafayette LA

7 Day Forecast

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

Late
Afternoon

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 72 °F

Tonight

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain
Likely

Low: 38 °F

Thursday

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain
Likely

High: 39 °F

Thursday
Night

Decreasing Clouds

Decreasing
Clouds

Low: 26 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 49 °F

Friday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 32 °F

Saturday

Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Showers

High: 58 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

Low: 43 °F

Sunday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Late Afternoon A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 72. South wind around 10 mph.
  • Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then rain likely after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Thursday Rain likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, with a high near 39. Windy, with a north wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Thursday Night Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 26. North wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. North wind around 10 mph.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 32. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Saturday Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Saturday Night A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 5 mph.
  • Sunday A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Night Scattered showers. Cloudy, with a low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Monday Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Monday Night Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tuesday Night Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Wednesday Scattered showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.