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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Wet weather is expected this weekend. In addition to a marginal risk of severe thunderstorms Friday and Saturday, there is also a marginal risk of excessive rainfall.

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LCH continues Tornado Warning for Evangeline [LA] till 7:45 AM CST

LCH issues SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT for Iberia, Lafayette, Upper St. Martin, Vermilion [LA] till 10:45 AM CST

LCH issues SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL LAFAYETTE, CAMERON, JEFFERSON DAVIS, SOUTH till 8:30 AM CST

LCH issues SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LAFAYETTE, NORTHEASTERN CAMERON, SOUTHEASTERN JEFF till 9:15 AM CST

LCH issues SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT for Acadia, St. Landry [LA] till 2:30 PM CST

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An extreme wind warning is in effect for Beaumont TX, Lake Charles LA, Port Arthur TX until 1:00 AM CDT for extremely dangerous hurricane winds. Treat these imminent extreme winds as if a tornado was approaching and move immediately to an interior room or shelter NOW!.

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Only a couple of hours remain to protect life and property! Unsurvivable storm surge with large and destructive waves will cause catastrophic damage from Sea Rim State Park, Texas, to Intracoastal City, Louisiana, including Calcasieu and Sabine Lakes #lawx  #txwx  #HurricaneLaura 

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As hurricane Laura continues to move out of the region, it is very important that you remain safe. Avoid flooded roads, downed power lines and damaged structures, check for gas leaks and do not use a generator inside your home. For more information visit

Laura continues to move northward as a Category 2 Hurricane. Maximum sustained winds are at 100 mph. Heavy rain continues across much of our area away from immediate coastal areas, and we continue to monitor the potential for flash flooding. #lawx  #txwx 

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We have created a very preliminary tornado damage path for the Alexandria tornado based on the radar signature. The path length has been estimated at 63 miles. One fatality has been confirmed by the Vernon parish sheriff's office and several more have been rumored. ~ Donald

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