LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Through the rest of the day, there will be a lot of clouds hanging around. We are seeing a little bit of sunshine peeking through the clouds. We had a cold front push past us yesterday, and that front has stalled just to our south. That front will eventually move back over us, likely overnight tonight. This will bring some rain back by Tuesday morning. This afternoon will likely stay dry, so no need for an umbrella.
This evening, I expect the clouds to be increasing again with the stalled front moving back to the north. This will not bring any rain right away, but it will bring the clouds, and some humidity back. It will still be windy this evening with the front very close to us. Temperatures should be in the lower to mid 50s.
Overnight, the rain chances will go back up. Especially after midnight. The stalled front that has been to our south will move over us, or at least closer to us. This will bring scattered showers from Tuesday morning to throughout the day. I have a 40% chance of rain overnight, along with temperatures cooling to the upper 40s.
On Tuesday, there will be scattered showers throughout the day. It will mostly be rain, but a couple storms are possible by the afternoon. We are also included for a marginal risk for severe weather. This is one of the lowest levels for severe weather, but that does not mean we will not see any. There may likely be a few storms in the afternoon that may be a little stronger, and potentially severe. I do not expect any tornadoes. Instead, it should just be gusty winds, and maybe some hail.
The next front coming from the west will keep rain chances in place on Wednesday. This front will push the stalled front out of our way after it has lingered in place for the last couple days. Since it is a Pacific cold front, I do not expect a big drop in temperatures. However, I do have a 70% chance of rain Wednesday.
Unfortunately, that front will not stall over us as well, and keep the rain chances in place for Wednesday and Thursday. The rain chances will remain at 70% with the front sitting right on top of us. It will take another cold front to push this one out of the way.
Friday will have lower rain chances, but rain is still possible. I have the rain chances up to 40%. That stalled front will be a little farther north taking most of the rain with it. Winds will be out of the south, and temperatures will warm up to the mid 70s.
That next cold front will come this next weekend. Most of the rain will be out ahead of the front, so Saturday will have the best chance of rain. I am keeping the rain chance up to 60%. This will not be a great day to do anything outdoors.
There is some indication about this front clearing all the rain and clouds, so by Sunday, the weather will be very nice! I am skeptical of this idea, because that same front could also stall over like the other cold fronts have done. At the very least, temperatures will be a little cooler on Sunday after the front passes. Temperatures will reach the mid 60s, which is about average for this time of the year.
The weather will continue to stay like this with rain possible just about any time, any day until this weather pattern changes. There is no indication of this happening anytime soon. But we will continue to monitor the weather and let you know of any changes.