Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential From The Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains; Western Fire Weather Threats Remain Elevated

A low pressure system and front moving through the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy to excessive rainfall and the threat for some severe thunderstorms from parts of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to South Central Plains. Fire weather threats will remain elevated across the Northwest into the northern Rockies, as a system from the Pacific moves into and through the area over the next few days. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 65%
Wind Speed S 6 mph
Barometer 30.03 in (1017.6 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index100°F (38°C)
Last update 16 Aug 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Heat index values as high as 102. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 105. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8am and 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
6:05 pm CDT Aug 16, 2018
7pm CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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