Flash Flood Warning Issued for Acadiana Parishes

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southwestern St. Landry Parish in central Louisiana…
Northwestern Iberia Parish in south central Louisiana…
Lafayette Parish in south central Louisiana…
West Central St. Martin Parish in south central Louisiana…
Acadia Parish in southwestern Louisiana…
Southeastern Jefferson Davis Parish in southwestern Louisiana…
Northeastern Vermilion Parish in southwestern Louisiana…

* Until 130 PM CDT.

* At 1025 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain
have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are
possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected
to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.


IMPACT…Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as
other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Lafayette, Crowley, Jennings, Scott, Breaux Bridge, Rayne,
Carencro, Iota, Mermentau, Evangeline, Broussard, Youngsville,
Duson, Maurice, Morse, Cankton, Indian Bayou, Ridge, Mire and
Lyons Point.


Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

FEMA’s 800# Disaster assistance telephone number is

available around the clock 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Assistance is available at

Home | disasterassistance.gov


Tel 800-621-3360