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Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

18°C

65°F

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed N 20 km/h
Barometer 1024.6 mb (30.24 in)
Dewpoint 5°C (41°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 19 Apr 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northeast wind around 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. East wind around 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 22 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. East wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms.  Low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    T-storms

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 23. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. Northeast wind around 15 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 22. East wind around 15 km/h.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. East wind around 10 km/h.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday Night
Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 17. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 25.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 14.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
9:06 am CDT Apr 19, 2018
9am CDT Apr 19, 2018-6pm CDT Apr 25, 2018
 
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