Active Week Of Severe Weather Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will occur portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall will pose a risk for flooding concerns, particularly over portions of the southern Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.22°WElev: 16ft.

Mostly Cloudy and Breezy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 70%
Wind Speed SE 21 G 32 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1011.0 mb)
Dewpoint 72°F (22°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 27 May 1:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles N Westlake LA

Wind Advisory until May 27, 04:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until May 27, 04:00pm

    NOW until
    4:00pm Fri

    Wind Advisory

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 83 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 87 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles N Westlake LA
 30.28°N 93.26°W
1:06 pm CDT May 27, 2016
2pm CDT May 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 2, 2016
 
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