Thunderstorm Warning for Rapides Parish, LA and 1 More

LAKE CHARLES, LA (1132 AM CDT Sat Apr 6 2019) — The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Western Rapides Parish in central Louisiana Eastern Vernon Parish in west central Louisiana until 1230 PM CDT. At 1132 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Hutton to near Cravens, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD: Quarter size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Damage to vehicles is expected. Locations impacted include Alexandria, Boyce, Hineston, Lena, Alexandria International Airport, Slagle, Fort Polk, Lacamp, Fullerton, Hutton, Clifton, Flatwoods, Otis, Elmer, Leander, Sieper, Gardner, Cravens, Calcasieu and Simpson. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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