Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Upper Midwest

A sweltering and long duration heat wave will build across the West this weekend through much of next week. Excessive heat warnings/watches along with heat advisories are in effect from the Southwest to the Northwest. Dangerous heat is also persisting across the southern Plains. Meanwhile, severe storms are likely in the Upper Midwest with heavy rain/flooding, damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

85°F

29°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed SW 9 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index98°F (37°C)
Last update 14 Aug 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

DeQuincy LA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 96 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 94 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 105. West wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. Calm wind.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Calm wind.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 94. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
DeQuincy LA
 30.45°N 93.44°W
9:06 am CDT Aug 14, 2020
9am CDT Aug 14, 2020-6pm CDT Aug 20, 2020
 
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