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
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.
Information and Resources for Hurricane Ida Recovery
The NWS National Hurricane Center has advised that disorganized showers and thunderstorms are now over the Yucatan Peninsula. The system is expected to move over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico late this weekend. However, Upper-level winds are currently unfavorable for development to occur, though they are expected to become marginally conducive for tropical cyclone formation by late Tuesday, September 7, 2021.
The Baton Rouge Police and Louisiana State Police are asking for assistance in locating a missing toddler. 2-year-old Neveah Allen went missing earlier today, September 24, 2021, from the La Belle Aire area.
There will be lane closures on I-10 eastbound between Exit 4 (US 90/LA 109) and Exit 8 (LA 108/Gum Cove Road) beginning Tuesday, September 28.
Louisiana State Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting in Lake Charles After an Escaped Inmate was Shot
The Louisiana State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Lake Charles after an escaped inmate was shot.