Special Weather Statement issued June 28 at 6:33PM CDT by NWS Lake Charles LA

Posted at 6:33 PM, Jun 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-28 19:33:00-04

At 633 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Duson to Coteau. Movement was southwest at 15

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Lafayette, Abbeville, Scott, Broussard, Youngsville, Duson, Maurice,
Cade, Jefferson Island, Indian Bayou, Coteau, Ridge and Milton.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

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