The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a Flash Flood warning for the following areas:

  • Lafayette
  • Broussard
  • Youngsville
  • Maurice
  • Ridge
  • Milton

At 2:30 PM, Doppler radar indicated persistent showers and thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Radar estimates that up to five inches of rain have already fallen, and another one to two inches are possible as upstream activity crosses the area. Reports of flooding on Ambassador Caffery from Dulles to Robley have been reported as well as water on the roads in other low-lying areas. If you come upon water in the roadway, do not risk driving through as the depth may be uncertain and you can be swept from the road.

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