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Heavy rain and mountain snow across the northwestern U.S. this weekend

A Pacific storm system will continue to impact the Pacific Northwest through late Sunday. Heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding, river and small stream flooding, as well as mudslides and debris flows, especially over burn scars. At higher elevations, strong winds and heavy snowfall, with accumulations of 1 to 3 feet, could result in hazardous travel through mountain passes.
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Lafayette LA

7 Day Forecast

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

This
Afternoon

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 62 °F

Tonight

Patchy Fog

Patchy
Fog

Low: 51 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Thunderstorms

High: 71 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 61 °F

Tuesday

Thunderstorms Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Thunderstorms
Likely

High: 67 °F

Tuesday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

Low: 44 °F

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 54 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 36 °F

Christmas
Day

Sunny

Sunny

High: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Partly sunny, with a high near 62. East wind around 5 mph.
  • Tonight Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Calm wind.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Monday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tuesday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then showers and thunderstorms likely after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 67. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 36. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Christmas Day Sunny, with a high near 59. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
  • Friday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
  • Friday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
  • Saturday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58.