Storms and Flash Flooding in the South; Heavy Snow in the Central Rockies

Storms will continue to impact the northern Gulf Coast into Thursday resulting in threats of flash flooding, wind damage and hail. A late season winter storm will bring heavy snow to the Central Rockies on Wednesday and Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in the Southwest U.S. on Wednesday and Thursday as well. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 66°F (19°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Last update 14 Apr 6:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

Flash Flood Watch until April 15, 12:00pm
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until April 15, 12:00pm

    NOW until
    12:00pm Thu

    Flash Flood Watch

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 73 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 61. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 73. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 71. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 69. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A 10 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
5:51 am CDT Apr 14, 2021
7am CDT Apr 14, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 20, 2021
 
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