Heat Across The Southern U.S.; Storms And Heavy Rain in Central U.S.

The early-season heat across portions of the Southern U.S. will continue for much of this week with more potential record high temperatures. On Tuesday, expect 90s and triple digits from the southern Plains into parts of the Lower Mississippi Valley. Also on Tuesday, strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rainfall will be possible from the central Plains into the Mid Mississippi Valley. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Fog/Mist

71°F

22°C

Humidity 96%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.97 in (1015.5 mb)
Dewpoint 70°F (21°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 17 May 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 76 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 93. Light and variable wind becoming south 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
5:45 am CDT May 17, 2022
6am CDT May 17, 2022-6pm CDT May 23, 2022
 
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