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Should be a beautiful day today with skies clearing by the afternoon! Warm and early summer-like temperatures will continue this week. The threat of storms comes Wednesday night into Thursday.

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Currently in Lake Charles as of

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: ESE @ 6 mph
  • Barometer: 29.94 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:06:14 am
  • Sunset: 07:28:58 pm
  • Humidity: 97
  • Visibility: 3 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Currently in Deridder as of

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: ESE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:06:46 am
  • Sunset: 07:29:57 pm
  • Humidity: 96
  • Visibility: 3 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Currently in Fort Polk as of

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SE @ 7 mph
  • Barometer: 29.95 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:06:32 am
  • Sunset: 07:29:47 pm
  • Humidity: 1
  • Visibility: 3 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Currently in Oakdale as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:04:17 am
  • Sunset: 07:27:21 pm
  • Humidity: 98
  • Visibility: 3 mi.
  • UV Index: 0

Currently in Jennings as of

  • 71°(Feels like 71°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: SE @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:04:20 am
  • Sunset: 07:27:03 pm
  • Humidity: 96
  • Visibility: 7 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Currently in Lafayette as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Few Clouds
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.97 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:01:47 am
  • Sunset: 07:24:27 pm
  • Humidity: 90
  • Visibility: 6 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Currently in Abbeville as of

  • 72°(Feels like 72°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 29.98 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:02:16 am
  • Sunset: 07:24:45 pm
  • Humidity: 100
  • Visibility: 10 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Currently in Eunice as of

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Scattered Clouds
  • Wind: @ mph
  • Barometer: 29.98 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:03:13 am
  • Sunset: 07:26:12 pm
  • Humidity: 97
  • Visibility: 7 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Currently in Cameron as of

  • 73°(Feels like 73°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: SSE @ 9 mph
  • Barometer: 29.93 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:06:58 am
  • Sunset: 07:29:25 pm
  • Humidity: 94
  • Visibility: 8 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Currently in Sulphur as of

  • 74°(Feels like 74°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: ESE @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 29.95 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:07:09 am
  • Sunset: 07:29:52 pm
  • Humidity: 96
  • Visibility: 7 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Currently in Dequincy as of

  • 70°(Feels like 70°)
  • Overcast
  • Wind: @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.95 in.
  • Sunrise: 07:07:15 am
  • Sunset: 07:30:10 pm
  • Humidity: 100
  • Visibility: 7 mi.
  • UV Index: 1

Regional Conditions

Lake Charles
70°
Deridder
70°
Fort Polk
70°
Oakdale
71°
Jennings
71°
Lafayette
73°
Abbeville
72°
Eunice
70°
Cameron
73°
Sulphur
74°
Dequincy
70°

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