Isolated Severe Thunderstorms and Flooding Potential in the Central U.S.

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of the southern and central Plains through Saturday. Large hail and severe wind gusts are the main threats. Heavy rainfall is forecast from the western Gulf Coast into the Midwest from this weekend into early next week. New and renewed river rises are possible across portions of eastern Texas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

57°F

14°C

Humidity 83%
Wind Speed NE 7 mph
Barometer 30.20 in (1023.3 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 14 May 5:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

Flood Warning until further notice
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Flood Warning until further notice
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    Flood Warning until further notice

    NOW until further notice

    Flood Warning

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 81 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. High near 82. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
5:31 am CDT May 14, 2021
6am CDT May 14, 2021-6pm CDT May 20, 2021
 
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