Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Thunderstorm

92°F

33°C

Humidity 58%
Wind Speed SW 12 G 18 mph
Barometer 30.01 in (1017.0 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index103°F (39°C)
Last update 20 Aug 12:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 95. North wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 95. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
1:07 pm CDT Aug 20, 2018
1pm CDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 26, 2018
 
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