Severe Storms in the Plains; Heavy Rain Potential in the Plains and Southeast

An approaching cold front will produce severe storms, including a few possible tornadoes and flash flooding across the Plains today. A stationary front along the Southeast coast and Florida continues the threat for heavy rainfall and widespread potential for flooding. The heat continues across much of the Southwest, and is building across the Southern Plains once again. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

A Few Clouds

83°F

28°C

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1014.4 mb)
Dewpoint 79°F (26°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Heat Index94°F (34°C)
Last update 17 Aug 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.  New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light  after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 106. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 107. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tuesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75.
Thursday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
7:05 am CDT Aug 17, 2019
8am CDT Aug 17, 2019-6pm CDT Aug 23, 2019
 
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