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.

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Tropical System now in the Gulf of Mexico, Conditions Remain Unfavorable for Development

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.

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