Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats From the Lower Mississippi Valley Into Ohio/Tennessee Valleys; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will be possible from the Lower Mississippi Valley into parts of the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will persist across the Great Basin and central Rockies. Finally, Major to Record river flooding will continue in portions of the Midwest and across parts of North and South Carolina. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Rain Fog/Mist

77°F

25°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed W 7 mph
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.7 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 1.25 mi
Heat Index78°F (26°C)
Last update 23 Sep 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Today

    Today: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between noon and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
8:06 am CDT Sep 23, 2018
9am CDT Sep 23, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 29, 2018
 
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