Heavy Rainfall and Flash Flood Threats Shift From Southern Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley; Elevated to Critical Fire Concerns Out West

Heavy to excessive rainfall with flash flood concerns will shift from the southern Plains into the Lower Mississippi Valley. Elevated to Critical Fire weather threats will linger through the weekend 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 this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 90%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 76°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index83°F (28°C)
Last update 21 Sep 11:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Moss Bluff LA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. East wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Wednesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Moss Bluff LA
 30.31°N 93.21°W
12:06 am CDT Sep 22, 2018
12am CDT Sep 22, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 27, 2018
 
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