Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday.
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Last Update: 320 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2024

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Lake Charles, LA Local Forecast Office

23NM SSE Grand Chenier LA

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Tonight
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Monday
South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Monday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Tuesday
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Tuesday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
Wednesday
South winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming west 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
Wednesday Night
North winds 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet, occasionally to 6 feet.
Thursday
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Thursday Night
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
Friday Night
East winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.
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Last Update: 320 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2024
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