Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles, Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.22°WElev: 16ft.

Mostly Cloudy

29°C

85°F

Humidity 68%
Wind Speed S 22 G 33 km/h
Barometer 1017.6 mb (30.03 in)
Dewpoint 23°C (73°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index33°C (92°F)
Last update 26 May 10:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Lake Charles LA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind around 20 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 23 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 28. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 28 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 22 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind around 15 km/h.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 29 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 31 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °C

  • Memorial
    Day

    Memorial Day: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 30 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 30. South wind around 20 km/h.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h.
Friday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Southeast wind 20 to 25 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. South wind around 15 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southeast wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. East wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22. South wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Memorial Day
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30. Northeast wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 30.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
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Point Forecast:
Lake Charles LA
 30.22°N 93.21°W
10:05 am CDT May 26, 2016
11am CDT May 26, 2016-6pm CDT Jun 1, 2016
 
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