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NWS Lake Charles weather update: 8:30 a.m. 4.22.20

We are expecting scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. There is an enhanced 30% risk for severe storms for parts of east Texas and central Louisiana, and a slight 15% risk for parts of southeast Texas and southwest and south central Louisiana.

Large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes are all possible, with east Texas and central Louisiana having the greatest chance for them.