Cool and Blustery in the East; Numerous Fire Weather Threats

Lake effect snow, gusty winds, and cool temperatures persist in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Gusty winds in the Southwest and into the Plains, and portions of the East will produce elevated to critical fire weather threats. Snow can also be expected in the mountains and into parts of the High Plains. Severe storms with all hazards are expected to develop Friday in the South and Central Plains. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

21°C

69°F

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed Vrbl 9 G 28 km/h
Barometer 1022.7 mb (30.18 in)
Dewpoint 7°C (44°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 22 Apr 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

Flood Warning until April 24, 01:00am
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Flood Warning
  •  
    Flood Warning until April 24, 01:00am

    NOW until
    1:00am Sat

    Flood Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. East wind around 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5am.  Increasing clouds, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    Low: 16 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Cloudy, with a high near 24. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    High: 24 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could be severe.  Low around 20. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Severe
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 20 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of thunderstorms before 7am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 27. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 23. East wind around 15 km/h.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 5am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 16. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
A chance of showers before 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 2pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could be severe. Cloudy, with a high near 24. Southeast wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 7.5 mm and 1 cm possible.
Friday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 20. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h becoming southwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Saturday
A chance of thunderstorms before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 27. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
12:21 pm CDT Apr 22, 2021
1pm CDT Apr 22, 2021-6pm CDT Apr 28, 2021
 
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