NWS Lake Charles weather update: noon Fri 5.10.19

Published 12:32 pm Friday, May 10, 2019

PRESS RELEASE — The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is continuing the flash flood watch for our entire region through Saturday night. Another 2 to 3 inches of rain is expected, with locally higher amounts of 6 inches possible. Expect to see additional street flooding during periods of heavy rain.

The timing of the next big rain maker looks to be late tonight into Saturday morning. In addition, there will be a threat for strong to severe storms, with damaging winds and large hail.
Area rivers are now in minor to moderate flood. Be sure to keep up with changes along the Sabine and Neches Rivers if additional releases of water from the dams are needed over the next several days.