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Special Weather Statement issued June 28 at 3:34PM CDT by NWS Lake Charles LA

Posted at 3:34 PM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 16:34:00-04

At 333 PM CDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Lydia, or 8
miles northeast of Cypremort Point, moving northwest at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
New Iberia, Jeanerette, Avery Island, Cypremort Point, Sorrel, Cote
Blanche Island, Glencoe, Lydia and Weeks Island.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.