Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 326 PM CDT Fri Aug 17 2018

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

52NM SSE Grand Chenier LA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: Light winds and seas will continue through the weekend. Rainfall chances will gradually increase through the weekend as high pressure subsides. Winds and seas to during the early part of next week in advance of an approaching low pressure.

Tonight
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
Saturday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Monday
South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Monday Night
South winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 326 PM CDT Fri Aug 17 2018
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