Severe Storms in Upper Midwest and Across the East; Record Breaking Heat Continues

Scattered severe thunderstorms are likely Thursday afternoon into Thursday night across portions of the Upper Midwest and from the Mid-Mississippi Valley into the Carolinas. Early season heat with likely record high temperatures will persist across the Southern tier of the U.S. today and will extend into the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast on Friday and Saturday. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

A Few Clouds

77°F

25°C

Humidity 79%
Wind Speed S 10 mph
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.8 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index79°F (26°C)
Last update 19 May 12:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  High near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. High near 88. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
12:45 am CDT May 19, 2022
1am CDT May 19, 2022-6pm CDT May 25, 2022
 
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