The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a flood advisory for portions of Acadiana until 7 p.m.
Radar indicated heavy rain and thunderstorms in the area around 5 p.m., which is expected to cause minor flooding. Three inches has already fallen in some areas, according to the weather service.
Some locations that will experience flooding include Lafayette, New Iberia, Morgan City, Abbeville, Franklin, Patterson, Jeanerette, Avery Island, Youngsville, Baldwin, Erath, Delcambre, Ellerslie, Patterson Memorial Airport, Glencoe, Lydia, Acadiana Regional Airport, Jefferson Island, Sorrel and Cote Blanche Island. Flooding will be especially problematic in areas with poor drainage.