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Severe Thunderstorms and Flash Flooding Possible Through the Holiday Weekend

Severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall, and additional flash flooding will remain possible across much of the central U.S. and into parts of the Ohio Valley and Mid Atlantic through Monday. Elsewhere, cool and unsettled weather will persist over the West, while record high temperatures are expected in the Southeast. Read More >

OFFICIAL NWS FORECAST PRODUCTS

Forecast Products issued by NWS Lake Charles

- Zone Forecasts: A seven-day weather forecast for the forecast area, broken down into groups of counties/parishes.

- Area Forecast Discussion: This product is a discussion, in technical terms, of the reasoning behind the forecast for Southwest, South-Central and Central Louisiana, and extreme Southeast Texas.

- Short Term Forecast: An event-driven, 1- to 6-hour weather forecast for the above area, issued only when conditions warrant. (Use with caution, as this product may be out of date)

 

Zone Forecast products issued by neighboring NWS Offices

- Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi Zone Forecasts: Issued by the NWS office in New Orleans.
- Southeast Texas Zone Forecasts: Issued by the NWS office in Houston.
- Arklatex Zone Forecasts: Issued by the NWS office in Shreveport.
 

Forecast Discussions issued by neighboring NWS Offices

- Area Forecast Discussion for Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi: Issued by the NWS office in New Orleans.
- Area Forecast Discussion for Southeast Texas: Issued by the NWS office in Houston.
- Area Forecast Discussion for the Arklatex Region: Issued by the NWS office in Shreveport.
 

Short Term Forecasts issued by neighboring NWS Offices

- Short Term Forecast for Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi: Issued by the NWS office in New Orleans.
- Short Term Forecast for Southeast Texas: Issued by the NWS office in Houston.
- Short Term Forecast for the Arklatex Region: Issued by the NWS office in Shreveport.