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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.22°WElev: 16ft.

Partly Cloudy

23°C

73°F

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed E 9 km/h
Barometer 1023.4 mb (30.20 in)
Dewpoint 19°C (67°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 23 Mar 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 28. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 18 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 19 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 17 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 28. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 18. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. South wind 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 25 to 30 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
Friday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. South wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. South wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 27. South wind 15 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 30 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 27.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
11:06 am CDT Mar 23, 2017
11am CDT Mar 23, 2017-6pm CDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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