Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.22°NLon: -93.21°WElev: 16ft.

Fair

22°C

72°F

Humidity 57%
Wind Speed SW 26 G 41 km/h
Barometer 1020.9 mb (30.13 in)
Dewpoint 13°C (56°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 11 Feb 2:53 pm CST
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy fog after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 12 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 23. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 23 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming northeast in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. East wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 4 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 13 °C

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 21 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Tonight
Patchy fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 23. West wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming northeast in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Northeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 4. East wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 18. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southeast wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Washington's Birthday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 21. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming southwest 15 to 20 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 18.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 21.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
2:05 pm CST Feb 11, 2016
3pm CST Feb 11, 2016-6pm CST Feb 17, 2016
 
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