Official Twitter account for the National Weather Service Lake Charles, LA. Details: http://t.co/DT7PGbdIaq
Wet weather is expected this weekend. In addition to a marginal risk of severe thunderstorms Friday and Saturday, there is also a marginal risk of excessive rainfall.
LCH issues SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT for Acadia, St. Landry [LA] till 2:30 PM CST
An extreme wind warning is in effect for Beaumont TX, Lake Charles LA, Port Arthur TX until 1:00 AM CDT for extremely dangerous hurricane winds. Treat these imminent extreme winds as if a tornado was approaching and move immediately to an interior room or shelter NOW!.
Only a couple of hours remain to protect life and property! Unsurvivable storm surge with large and destructive waves will cause catastrophic damage from Sea Rim State Park, Texas, to Intracoastal City, Louisiana, including Calcasieu and Sabine Lakes #lawx #txwx #HurricaneLaura
As hurricane Laura continues to move out of the region, it is very important that you remain safe. Avoid flooded roads, downed power lines and damaged structures, check for gas leaks and do not use a generator inside your home. For more information visit
Laura continues to move northward as a Category 2 Hurricane. Maximum sustained winds are at 100 mph. Heavy rain continues across much of our area away from immediate coastal areas, and we continue to monitor the potential for flash flooding. #lawx #txwx
We have created a very preliminary tornado damage path for the Alexandria tornado based on the radar signature. The path length has been estimated at 63 miles. One fatality has been confirmed by the Vernon parish sheriff's office and several more have been rumored. ~ Donald