NWS Lake Charles

NWS Lake Charles


Official Twitter account for the National Weather Service Lake Charles, LA. Details: http://t.co/DT7PGbdIaq

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Tomorrow there is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms for the northern parishes and counties while areas further south are in a marginal risk. Late Saturday into Sunday after the front is through the area, expect clearing skies and nice cool weather. Good night you guys!

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High pressure over the upper Midwest will move northeast allowing a warm front to approach the area tomorrow. East winds will give way to southeast winds bringing a little warmer temperatures.

Happy Thanksgiving all🦃 If you plan on going out tonight, be safe and grab a jacket.

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Scattered to likely showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop in advance of a cold front moving across Texas. There is a slight chance that some storms could reach severe limits across interior sections of the area. Clear cool condition are expected behind the front.

Good Evening, Can you believe its December already?! 😱Seems like this year went by fast. Here is the prelim climate data for November. Do you guys remember which of these values set/tied daily max or min temps? **Hint 5 of 10** (We will post the answer tomorrow)

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One of our Lead Forecasters made a GOES East Infrared Satellite Imagery Animation of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season. It's on YouTube so go check it out!

Good Evening, Here are the answers to the post we made yesterday. How many did you get right? 😃

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Fairly quiet weather forecast for today and the weekend. A few showers will be possible overnight and early tomorrow morning. Otherwise the region will see a mix of sun and clouds with highs in the 70s or upper 60s.

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Typically the biggest concern our residents have during the winter time are when temperatures approach the freezing mark. When this happens we'll either issue a frost advisory or a freeze warning. Here are the differences between the 2!

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One of our forecasters saw the Easter bunny on his way in to work this morning. Happy Easter from all of us at NWS Lake Charles!

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Radar rainfall estimate for Imelda... light white area is at least 20 inches, bright white area through Winnie/Hamshire/Fannett in W. Jefferson County is at least 40 inches. This event is unofficially the fifth wettest tropical cyclone in the continental U.S. history. #txwx 

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15 years ago today, the Space Shuttle Columbia broke up while reentering Earth's atmosphere. In response to the disaster, radars helped track the debris and forecasters provided weather support to teams working to find and recover the shuttle's wreckage.

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