Severe Thunderstorms Possible in Northern Plains; Critical Fire Weather in Central Plains

Strong to severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible in parts of the Dakotas and western Minnesota through tonight. Meanwhile, dry and very hot weather will result in critical fire weather conditions for parts of the central Plains. An area of low pressure in the western Gulf of Mexico may bring heavy rainfall to parts of coastal Texas by Thursday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 1019 AM CDT Wed Jun 29 2022

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

23NM SSE Grand Chenier LA

Marine Zone Forecast


Synopsis: A broad surface low over the northwest Gulf will move west through today, eventually moving inland along the middle to lower Texas coast by Thursday. As the low moves off to the west, a surface boundary near the coast will lift to the north into Thursday. This will allow for a light to modest southeast flow to develop. The combination of tropical moisture with the surface boundary will will provide a daily chance for showers and thunderstorms over the coastal waters.

Rest Of Today
East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast late. Seas around 2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Thursday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Showers likely with a chance of thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Thunderstorms likely. Showers likely.
Friday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
Saturday
South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.
Sunday
South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 1019 AM CDT Wed Jun 29 2022
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