LAKE CHARLES, LA (603 PM CDT Thu May 9 2019) — The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for South central Evangeline Parish in central Louisiana Northern Acadia Parish in southwestern Louisiana Southwestern St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana until 645 PM CDT. At 603 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Iota, moving northeast at 35 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 Crowley, Eunice, Church Point, Iota, Evangeline, Cankton, Chataignier, Mowata, Maxie, Mire, Savoy, Egan, Swords, Branch and Richard. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.