Cold Front to Bring Cooling and Heavy Rain in the East; Building Heat and Monsoon in the West

A slow moving cold front will bring temperatures back to near normal early this week in the East. Strong to severe storms ahead of the front may produce damaging winds and heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Strengthening high pressure in the West will produce surging monsoon moisture with potential for flash flooding. Heat may become excessive in the Desert Southwest this week. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Light Rain

26°C

78°F

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed W 9 km/h
Barometer 1017.1 mb (30.01 in)
Dewpoint 23°C (74°F)
Visibility 11 km
Heat Index27°C (80°F)
Last update 22 Jul 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Heat index values as high as 36. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 31 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 24 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 30 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 21 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 31. Northeast wind around 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 19. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 19 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 32. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 32 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 21 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Sunny, with a high near 32. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 32 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Heat index values as high as 36. Southwest wind around 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Tonight
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30. Northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. North wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Northeast wind around 15 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 19. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 21. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Sunny, with a high near 32. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 22.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 32.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
1:06 pm CDT Jul 22, 2019
1pm CDT Jul 22, 2019-6pm CDT Jul 28, 2019
 
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