Wet Pattern Continues From the Northwest To Rockies; Major Storm System To Develop On Thursday Across Southern Plains

A vigorous system will slide from the Northwest to the Rockies on Wednesday to keep intact the wet pattern across the extended region. Heavy to excessive rain, intense mountain snow and high winds are possible before the next system arrives on Friday. The same system will evolve into a major storm on Thursday across the southern Plains for a widespread rain event for the South and East. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 93%
Wind Speed E 3 mph
Barometer 30.22 in (1024.1 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 12 Dec 2:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 60 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Heavy Rain
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 69 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 52 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. East wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 69. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
3:06 am CST Dec 12, 2018
3am CST Dec 12, 2018-6pm CST Dec 18, 2018
 
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