Significant Winter Storm in the West; Critical Fire Weather in the Plains; Severe Storms Across the Midwest

A strong system has triggered a significant winter storm across the west. Heavy snow, rain and gusty winds will be possible through Tuesday. In the southwest, dry conditions and gusty winds have led to critical fire weather concerns today. By tomorrow, a strong cold front will increase the potential for severe weather across the Midwest. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

70°F

21°C

Humidity 84%
Wind Speed SW 12 G 20 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1018.4 mb)
Dewpoint 65°F (18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 26 Feb 9:53 am CST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles WSW De Quincy LA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 59 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles WSW De Quincy LA
 30.45°N 93.47°W
6:45 am CST Feb 26, 2024
10am CST Feb 26, 2024-6pm CST Mar 3, 2024
 
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