LAKE CHARLES, LA (412 PM CDT Thu May 9 2019) — The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northwestern Calcasieu Parish in southwestern Louisiana until 445 PM CDT. At 412 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Vinton, moving northeast at 20 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Lake Charles, Sulphur, Westlake, Vinton, De Quincy, Dequincy, Lunita, Buhler and Edgerly. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.