SWLA is expecting tropical storm-force winds late Sunday and early Monday, so several schools in the area will be closed Monday.

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Here's a list of the schools that will be closed on Monday:

  • Allen Parish
  • Beauregard Parish
  • Calcasieu Parish
  • Cameron Parish
  • Jeff Davis Parish
  • Charter Schools of Lake Charles
  • Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School
National Hurricane Center

Here's the National Weather Service Forecast for SWLA:

  • Saturday - Showers and thunderstorms. High near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night - A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Sunday - Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Sunday Night - Hurricane conditions possible. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75.
  • Monday - Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Monday Night - A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

This week marks the one year anniversary of Hurricane Laura:

The Impact of Hurricane Laura on Lake Charles