Southwest Louisiana Weather
Current weather conditions, forecast, radar, and the latest information from the National Weather Service in Lake Charles can all be found below.
Current Weather Conditions and Forecast for Southwest Louisiana
Southwest Louisiana Weather Radar Loop
The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office has conducted door-to-door checks and will have extra patrols after severe weather passed through Southwest Louisiana.
The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 out of 5) Potential for Severe Weather for parts of Louisiana, including Calcasieu Parish.
Nicholas Downgraded to Tropical Depression, Heavy Rainfall Possible Across Portions of the Deep South
At 7 pm, Tropical Depression Nicholas was located near East Bay in Texas, just east of Smith Point, Texas, and just south of Double Bayou, Texas, and is moving east-northeast near 6 mph. The Tropical Storm Warning has been discontinued for the coasts of Texas and Louisiana, though life-threatening flash floods are still possible across the portions of the deep south during the next couple of days.
I-210 eastbound has been reopened in Lake Charles after being diverted to I-10 due to a major crash near Nelson Road.
A Lake Charles man has been found guilty of the 2019 murder of his ex-girlfriend.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter announced today the development of an $11.3 million housing initiative to aid some Lake Charles citizens in their recovery from Hurricane Laura, Hurricane Delta, and the May 2021 flood.