Forecast

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A slightly cooler start to the week, rain chances return Tuesday night

A nice start to our Monday as we are see mostly clear to partly cloudy skies as we are now behind the front that pushed through late Sunday, but we are remaining on the breezy side this morning. You won’t notice much change in the weather overall, but temperatures will be a little cooler this after

First Alert Forecast: Temperatures will remain above normal through the weekend

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A warm afternoon ahead, staying dry and mild for our weekend

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: The warming trend continues into the weekend, rain chances return next week

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warmer days ahead will make for great weather through the upcoming weekend

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A gorgeous afternoon with plenty of sunshine, warmer weather for the weekend

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Another beautiful day; chilliest nights come to an end after tonight

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  First Alert Forecast: Another cool night, but a warming trend begins later this week

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Our sunny stretch continues with a couple more nights in the 40s

  First Alert Forecast: Cool for the next few days, warming trend begins later this week

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Chilly mornings ahead to start the week along with lots of sunshine

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Cooler and drier weather has arrived, plenty of sunshine to start the week

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A lovely start to the weekend, showers enter the picture for Sunday morning

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A warm and dry start to the weekend, showers move in with a front for Sunday

A nice end to the week as we have seen plenty of sunshine and warm temperatures as winds begin to turn a little more out of the east and southeast. A cold front will still push through as we head into Sunday and that will mean a few showers arriving, but the pay off will be cooler weather as we hea

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Another warm and sunny day ahead; next cold front on the way by Sunday

Enjoy the bright sun and pleasant weather, just right for an early morning walk or run. By this afternoon, highs will reach the upper 70s to near 80 degrees.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A warm finish to the week, watching a cold front arriving for the weekend

A much drier afternoon across the area as dry air has made its way into the area behind the cold front. Temperatures have remained warm though as we are in the upper 70′s to near 80 and the warm weather looks to stick around through the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Pleasant weather returns with a few more sunny days ahead

Breezes are light and skies are clear with an abundance of sunshine ahead through the day. This should send temperatures up quickly through the morning, topping out around 80 degrees this afternoon.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A warm finish to Veterans Day, sunshine remains in place through the end of the week

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Veterans Day front brings cooler temperatures tonight; Eta finally on the move in the Gulf

First Alert Forecast: A weak cold front arrives early Wednesday, but no big change in temperatures expected...

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm and muggy through Veterans Day but lower humidity is on the way; Eta stationary in the Gulf

  First Alert Forecast: Weak cold front arrives this week, but no real change in temperatures for a while...

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm and muggy weather continues through Veterans Day with little to no rain this week

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Clouds sticking around to end the weekend, sunshine and warm temperatures return Monday

We have seen more clouds and showers around this afternoon as we have an upper level disturbance moving through the region. Good news is that the rain has been isolated in nature and we aren’t expecting a lot of rain through the rest of the evening.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A few showers possible Sunday, sunshine returns to start the new week

A nice start to the afternoon to start the weekend as we are seeing plenty of sunshine and a warm afternoon as highs have climbed into the upper 70′s to near 80. Clouds will be a bigger factor for Sunday as we see slightly higher rain chances as well as moisture works its way in from the south and e

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Fantastic Friday weather with only slim rain chances this weekend

Highs today in the upper 70s are close to normal for this time of year with our average high in Lake Charles 75. It’s certainly weather you don’t want to waste.

First Alert Forecast: Gradual warming trend continues, very limited rain possible this weekend

A gradual warming trend is under way as dewpoints increased significantly Thursday, and temperatures will continue to moderate. Temperatures will start off Friday morning in the 50s and climb into mid to upper 70s by the afternoon.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Our perfection November weather continues; rain chances stay very low through the weekend

One thing we’ll notice though after the sun rises today will be some clouds as an upper level disturbance moves quickly through the area. These clouds won’t be producing any rain though and should clear out by this afternoon leaving us with a great sunset later this afternoon.

First Alert Forecast: Warming trend continues, rain near SWLA by this weekend

A gradual warming trend is under way as southerly winds have returned, and temperatures will continue to moderate. Temperatures will start off Thursday morning in the 50s and climb into mid to upper 70s by the afternoon.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunny weather ahead with a gradual warm-up and possibility of some rain by this weekend

Morning temperatures in the 40s are again bringing a chilly start to our day here in Southwest Louisiana, but a faster warmer today thanks to sunshine returning in the 6:00 a.m. hour and temperatures that won’t start quite a cold as yesterday will make for a perfect afternoon again.

First Alert Forecast: Warming trend begins Wednesday

Tonight will be cool again, though not as cold as last night. We will have the perfect conditions for radiational cooling, which will allow temperatures to fall quickly tonight. By Wednesday morning lows will range from the mid 50s at the coast to near 40 well inland!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Election Day starting off very cold but much warmer by afternoon

With voting open until 8:00 p.m. this evening, grab that jacket if you plan to hop in line after 5:00 p.m. as temperatures begin to drop into the upper 50s with lows tonight dropping into the middle to upper 40s.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Chilly through Election Day before a big warm-up by the weekend

A nice warmup is underway this afternoon with temperatures topping out in the upper 60s but the breeze keeps a bit of a chill in the air.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Slightly cooler to start the week, warmer temperatures return to end the week

A perfect way to end the weekend as we have seen plenty of sunshine and very comfortable temperatures. We are tracking a front pushing through the region this evening and that will bring us cooler temperatures into Monday and Tuesday.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A chilly Halloween evening, sunshine keeps us comfortable for next week

A very comfortable afternoon as we have seen plenty of sunshine and temperatures warming back into the upper 60′s to near 70. We see a chilly evening for those going trick-or-treating as we see clear skies allowing temperatures to cool.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Staying cool for Halloween, fall weather sticking around into next week

We have seen slightly warmer temperatures this afternoon thanks to plenty of sunshine and lighter winds. We do see slightly warmer conditions for the weekend, but just in time for Halloween and the trick-or-treaters we see clear skies and cooler temperatures.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Wonderful weather through the Halloween weekend; chilly through Election Day

It’s still a bit breezy out there as well so make sure to put a jacket on the kids as you send them out to the bus stop this morning. Lots of sunshine will warm temperatures into the middle 60s this afternoon with another great day in store.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: The cooler weather sticks around for Friday, sunshine sticks around for Halloween

A much cooler afternoon as we have seen temperatures struggling to reach the lower 60′s as we continue to see strong northwesterly flow. The good news is we have seen plenty of sunshine this afternoon and that trend will continue as we head into Halloween as well.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: The big chill is here behind a front that is accelerating Zeta quickly off the East Coast today

Our focus is the colder air as wake up this morning to temperatures in the 40s. Send the kids out with a jacket this morning as sunshine returns but only to warm temperatures up into the lower 60s this afternoon

  First Alert Forecast: colder temperatures arrive tonight, and we will remain cool into the weekend

Cooler and drier air will rapidly move into SWLA Wednesday night behind the front. Temperatures will likely remain in the 60s throughout the day Thursday and with the wind it will feel cooler.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Zeta strengthens in the Gulf as it approaches SE Louisiana; strong cold front on the way for us as we dodge impacts

All eyes are on the Gulf this morning as Hurricane Zeta continues to strengthen, approaching landfall across southeastern Louisiana this afternoon. Meanwhile, a strong cold front on the way to SW Louisiana is our main focus.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Zeta heads into the Gulf today as a strong cold front moves closer to SW Louisiana

With another pleasant morning on tap, some changes begin to arrive today as rain chances will gradually increase later this afternoon and evening in advance of a cold front set to push through Southwest Louisiana by Wednesday evening. Highs today will again top our around 80.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Tracking Zeta as it heads toward the Gulf; cooler weather on the way

Zeta will enter the Gulf likely as a hurricane with a northern Gulf Coast landfall by Wednesday evening. The threat to Southwest Louisiana continues to remain minimal as the track to our east is still expected.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm the next few days, cold front arrives for Wednesday

A cloudy end to the weekend as temperatures have once again been held into the upper 60′s and lower 70′s. Sunshine does return for Monday and Tuesday, but all eyes remain on the cold front for Wednesday as showers and storms return with a push of cooler air following for Thursday.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Clouds keeping us cooler this afternoon, eyes turning to the tropics and cold front this week

Clouds are keeping us much cooler this afternoon as we have only reached the lower 60′s, whereas areas just to the east have reached the lower 70′s thanks to sunshine moving in. All eyes begin to turn towards the cold front and the tropics as the disturbance moves into the Gulf into the new week.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered storms through this evening, drier and slightly cooler for Saturday

So far we have seen a few storms moving through Southwest Louisiana, but a line of showers and storms is approaching from the west for the afternoon. Temperatures have climbed into the lower 80′s thanks to a little bit of sunshine that has come out early this afternoon.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered storms today with a slightly cooler but drier Saturday ahead

You will want to make sure to grab the umbrella before heading out the door this morning. Temperatures in the 70s with high humidity will make for a muggy feel and scattered thunderstorms will get going shortly after the noon hour. Rain chances today are up to 40%.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Scattered storms arrive for Friday, warm and dry as we head into the weekend

A warm and muggy afternoon once again as we have seen temperatures climb into the lower and middle 80′s. Winds continue to be out of the east and southeasterly direction, which is allowing plenty of moisture to return and providing the stickiness you feel as you are outside.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Isolated showers return during the afternoon; cooler air on the way next week

As the sun rises, temperatures heat up into the 80s this afternoon but some added clouds ahead of a few isolated showers which will arrive later this afternoon will keep the highs from warming up out in the lower to middle 80s

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Remaining warm through the weekend, isolated storms return to end the week

We have seen a warm and muggy afternoon as temperatures have risen into the middle 80′s. Winds have switched to a more easterly and southeasterly direction and that has brought in moisture once again, making it feel even muggier.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm weather for a few more days as the cold front could stall next week

A good amount of sunshine is on the return today and will make for highs in the middle 80s feel a less fall like today as humidity values stay high. Rain chances remain very low, but we’ll begin to see a few isolated afternoon showers return beginning Thursday and Friday.

First Alert Forecast: Warm pattern remains in place with fog likely overnight into the morning.

The forecast for the rest of the week is quite simple because it will not be any different than what we have seen the past couple of days. Fog is likely to be a big problem across most of Southwest Louisiana with visibility less than 1 mile likely.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm pattern continues for now; big cooldown on the way next week

The second front which will hold off until next week will mark a much bigger drop in temperatures with the possibility of even seeing some lows in the 40s by next Wednesday and Thursday nights.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm and muggy week ahead that could also bring some showers at times

Temperatures are noticeably warmer this morning, close to 70 degrees at sunrise which will make for a warmer day ahead as highs top out in the middle 80s with possibly a heat index closer to the lower 90s.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A beautiful Sunday afternoon, rain chances increase as we head into Tuesday

A perfect ending to the weekend as we have seen plenty of sunshine and pleasant temperatures. Humidity has increased though as we have strong southerly flow and that will be continuing into the new week, but we also will be watching for the possibility of scattered showers and storms.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A nice start to the weekend, isolated storm chances return next week

A nice start to the weekend as we have seen comfortable temperatures as we have seen highs in the lower and middle 70′s. Clouds have been hanging around as well and that has made it feel nice with a breeze out of the east-southeast, which has brought back slightly higher humidity values.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A chilly afternoon with a northerly wind, sunshine returns for the weekend

A very chilly afternoon across Southwest Louisiana as we are seeing temperatures struggling to reach the middle 60′s. Clouds begin to break apart as we head overnight and a cool evening is on tap, but sunshine is on the return for the weekend.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: North winds blowing in cooler temperatures this morning; very nice weekend ahead

Most of the showers associated with the cold front come to an end this morning as breezy north winds and clouds keep highs in the 60s.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A few showers overnight with the front, cooler temperatures for Friday afternoon

A warm afternoon as highs have reached the lower and middle 80′s as we have seen a mixture of sun and clouds throughout the day. Humidity values are on the increase though as winds are out of the south and that will lead to the chance for a few showers as we move overnight as a cold front moves thr

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warm sun today but a front on the way tonight brings a big dip in temperatures Friday

Look for temperatures to warm up quickly through the 60s and conditions will continue to get a bit muggier through the afternoon as sunshine returns. Highs today will top out in the middle 80s as rain chances stay low until this evening as a front approaches.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Another warm afternoon for Thursday, but cooler weather is on the way for Friday

A perfect afternoon full of sunshine and pleasant temperatures as we are seeing lower humidity values. Highs have climbed into the lower 80′s this afternoon, but more importantly dew points remain low and is making for a gorgeous Wednesday afternoon.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunny day ahead; another cold front on the way Friday

With a pleasant start to our morning, the effects of the cool front are being felt across Southwest Louisiana as temperatures have fallen into the 50s for most areas this morning. We’ll continue to see another sunny day ahead which will allow afternoon highs to warm into the lower 80s.

First Alert Forecast: Stronger cold front set to arrive later this week

A weak cold front moved through SWLA Tuesday, the only change was lower humidity. Wednesday will be slightly cooler in the morning with lows in the mid to upper 50s in most areas. Afternoon highs will still reach the low 80s under sunny skies. Thursday will be similar to Wednesday.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Better days ahead this week with low humidity and cooler temperatures

Our first front of the week continues to push southward into the Gulf and temperatures overnight were slower to cool thanks to cloud cover, but lowering humidity values through the day and a nice northerly breeze will kick out what’s left of the clouds and make for a brilliant day.

  First Alert Forecast: Couple of cold fronts will arrive this week, one will bring noticeable cooler weather

A weak cold front will move through SWLA sometime Tuesday, but you may not even really notice it when it moves through. Rain looks unlikely with the front and we get little more than a shift in wind direction from it. But a much stronger front will arrive later this week!

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Fronts on the way will help bring back the fall feel; no tropical threats

With another morning of fog development, some reduced visibility will greet you on your morning commute but should give way to quickly clearing sunny skies on this Monday as temperatures again top out a bit above average into the upper 80s with heat indices in the upper 90s.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Warmer weather continues, a cool down is in sight by the end of the week

Another nice afternoon after a rather cloudy start to the day, but sunshine has been the main story for our Sunday afternoon. Temperatures have warmed back into the middle and upper 80′s and it’s been muggy as dew points have climbed into the middle and upper 60′s.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A beautiful afternoon full of sunshine, the nice weather continues into next week

A nice afternoon as we have seen plenty of sunshine and drier air working in behind Delta. Good news is quiet weather will be settling in and that will lead to warm temperatures and plenty of sun to start the new week.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Big improvement through the day today as post-Delta cleanup and assessment begins

The impacts from Hurricane Delta have ended as the cleanup and assessment begins.

  First Alert Forecast: Delta racing to the north-northeast, slowly weakening

Delta has strengthened back into a Category 3 storm as is projected to remain a Category 3 through Friday morning. A slight weakening trend is expected as we approach landfall, but plan on a major hurricane making landfall Friday evening in Cameron Parish.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: All eyes back on the Gulf as another tropical threat looms

All eyes on the Gulf as Delta is set to possibly become a major hurricane over the next 48-72 hours.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A sunny end to the weekend, clouds build into next week

Another gorgeous day as we have seen plenty of sunshine and few clouds around this afternoon with temperatures climbing into the middle and upper 70′s. The nice weather sticks around for the second half of the weekend as high pressure continues to dominate the area through the beginning of next wee

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunshine and cooler temperatures to end the week, a beautiful weekend ahead

Another fall like start for our Friday as temperatures have fallen into the middle and upper 50′s. Just like the last several afternoons we will be seeing plenty of sunshine and that will allow us to warm up into the middle and upper 70′s.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A cool start for Thursday, a picture perfect end to the week with plenty of sunshine

Another cool start to our morning as we are starting out in the middle and upper 50′s under clear skies. We can expect plenty of sunshine as we move into the afternoon as high pressure continues to provide the beautiful weather.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A perfect Wednesday with plenty of sunshine, the nice weather continues for the weekend

A perfect start to our Wednesday as we have seen plenty of sunshine as temperatures begin to warm into the lower 70′s. A perfect afternoon and evening will be shaping up as we see plenty of sunshine and comfortable temperatures.

  First Alert Forecast: Sunny and cool the rest of the week, perfect for cleanup…

Forecast over the next week is rather simple, and in a word: cool! Tuesday was absolutely gorgeous with cooler temperatures and low humidity! Wednesday and Thursday will be slightly warmer during the afternoon with highs reaching the low 80s, but the humidity will remain low.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A fantastic fall feel finally arrives to Southwest Louisiana

Your hour by hour temperatures will warm up steadily through the 60s and only reach the 70s for afternoon highs as humidity levels continue to drop.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Storms this morning ahead of a cool front; pleasant stretch ahead

Line of storms expected to quickly move through this during the morning hours. Turning breezy and cooler this afternoon with lows heading into the 50s tonight.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A front bring storms for our Monday, but fall like temperatures arrive Tuesday

Another warm day as we have seen temperatures climbing into the middle and upper 80′s. The positive is the fact we have seen plenty of sunshine and rain chances remaining low, but that changes as we head into Monday.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A warm rest of the weekend, a cold front brings rain into Monday

Another warm afternoon as we have seen plenty of sunshine and that has allowed us to warm into the middle 80′s and that will be the case heading into Sunday and Monday as well. Rain looks to hold off for Sunday as well, but we are still tracking a cold front that looks to move into the region as we

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A few showers through the weekend, a front brings fall like temperatures next week

A nice afternoon to end the week as we are seeing sunshine breaking out across the region, which will be a common theme as we head into next week. We are tracking warmer temperatures into the weekend, but our real first taste of fall has its eyes set on us as we head into next week.