Hail Map for Krotz Springs, LA

The Krotz Springs, LA area has had 0 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 9 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Krotz Springs, LA on 32 occasions, including 1 occasion during the past year.

Name: Krotz Springs, LA
Where Located: 26.9 miles NE of Lafayette, LA
Map: Google Map for Krotz Springs, LA
Population: 1198
Housing Units: 533
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Krotz Springs, LA

Date / Time Report Details
5/19/2019 7:09 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 5/19/2019 7:12 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern lafayette, northwestern st. martin and southeastern st. landry parishes will expire at 715 am cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms. a tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 am cdt for south central and central louisiana.
5/19/2019 6:57 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 5/19/2019 7:00 AM CDT At 657 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from fordoche to near maringouin to near lake pelba to near henderson, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, lafayette, breaux bridge, carencro, krotz springs, arnaudville, melville, henderson, butte la rose, cecilia, lake pelba and atchafalaya national wildlife refuge.
5/19/2019 6:45 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 5/19/2019 6:48 AM CDT At 645 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bayou current to near lottie to near breaux bridge, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. these severe storms will be near, fordoche and lottie around 650 am cdt. livonia around 655 am cdt. maringouin, morganza and ramah around 700 am cdt. rosedale and grosse tete around 705 am cdt. erwinville around 710 am cdt. new roads and st. francisville around 715 am cdt. addis and brusly around 725 am cdt. Port allen and bayou sorrel around 730 am cdt.
5/19/2019 6:28 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 5/19/2019 6:31 AM CDT At 627 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near big cane to near port barre to near carencro, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/19/2019 6:21 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 5/19/2019 6:24 AM CDT The national weather service in lake charles has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northeastern lafayette parish in south central louisiana. northeastern acadia parish in southwestern louisiana. northwestern st. martin parish in south central louisiana. st. Landry parish in central louisiana.
4/18/2019 12:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 4/18/2019 12:44 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northern lafayette, southeastern avoyelles and st. landry parishes will expire at 1245 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and is exiting the warned area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. a tornado watch remains in effect until 700 pm cdt for central and south central louisiana.
4/18/2019 12:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 4/18/2019 12:26 PM CDT At 1220 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over port barre, or near opelousas, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, lafayette, opelousas, simmesport, krotz springs, leonville, arnaudville, melville, palmetto, bayou current, sunset, port barre, washington, grand coteau and lebeau.
4/18/2019 12:03 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 4/18/2019 12:07 PM CDT At 1203 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over church point, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
12/27/2018 11:36 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 12/27/2018 11:39 AM CST At 1135 am cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near melville to krotz springs to near henderson, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/14/2018 7:18 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 4/14/2018 7:24 AM CDT At 718 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles north of gloster to near jackson to near livonia to catahoula, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, baton rouge, zachary, baker, port allen, new roads, jackson, st. francisville, clinton, liberty, addis, brusly, centreville, livonia, maringouin, woodville, slaughter, gloster, fordoche, rosedale and grosse tete. A tornado watch remains in effect until 200 pm cdt for southeastern louisiana, and southern mississippi.
4/14/2018 7:18 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 4/14/2018 7:24 AM CDT At 718 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles north of gloster to near jackson to near livonia to catahoula, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, baton rouge, zachary, baker, port allen, new roads, jackson, st. francisville, clinton, liberty, addis, brusly, centreville, livonia, maringouin, woodville, slaughter, gloster, fordoche, rosedale and grosse tete. A tornado watch remains in effect until 200 pm cdt for southeastern louisiana, and southern mississippi.
4/7/2018 3:12 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 4/7/2018 3:17 AM CDT At 312 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from whiteville to near opelousas to near carencro to near rayne, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
12/20/2017 3:26 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 12/20/2017 3:32 AM CST At 326 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near krotz springs, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, krotz springs and melville.
12/20/2017 3:05 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 12/20/2017 3:08 AM CST At 304 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located over opelousas, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/3/2017 7:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 5/3/2017 7:14 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northern lafayette, central acadia, northwestern st. martin and st. landry parishes will expire at 715 pm cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and have exited the warned area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until midnight cdt for southwestern louisiana.
5/3/2017 6:46 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 5/3/2017 6:49 PM CDT At 644 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near morganza to near fordoche to krotz springs to cecilia, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, new roads, st. francisville, livonia, maringouin, fordoche, rosedale, grosse tete, morganza, ramah, erwinville and lottie. Strongest winds could be near krotz springs and approaching lottie and livonia.
5/3/2017 6:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 5/3/2017 6:40 PM CDT At 636 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near bayou current to near arnaudville to scott, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/3/2017 6:36 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 5/3/2017 6:39 PM CDT At 636 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over arnaudville, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. this dangerous storm will be near, krotz springs around 650 pm cdt. Atchafalaya national wildlife refuge around 655 pm cdt.
5/3/2017 6:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 5/3/2017 6:33 PM CDT At 626 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near palmetto to near grand coteau to near crowley, moving east at 50 mph (public reported 60 mph winds at eunice around 603 pm). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, lafayette, opelousas, crowley, catahoula, scott, breaux bridge, rayne, carencro, church point, krotz springs, leonville, arnaudville, melville, palmetto, sunset, port barre, duson, henderson, washington and grand coteau.
5/3/2017 6:08 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 5/3/2017 6:14 PM CDT At 608 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near grand prairie to branch to near evangeline, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
4/30/2017 7:04 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 4/30/2017 7:09 AM CDT At 702 am cdt, scattered severe thunderstorms were advancing over the warned area, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/30/2017 5:06 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 4/30/2017 5:09 AM CDT At 505 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from big bend to cecilia, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/30/2017 5:06 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 4/30/2017 5:09 AM CDT At 505 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from big bend to cecilia, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/2/2017 10:28 AM CDT At 1028 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over port barre, or near opelousas, moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
4/2/2017 10:14 AM CDT At 1014 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over atchafalaya national wildlife refuge, or 9 miles southeast of krotz springs, moving northeast at 20 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and ping pong ball size hail. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. this tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of north central st. martin and east central st. Landry parishes.
4/2/2017 10:08 AM CDT At 1008 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located over atchafalaya national wildlife refuge, or near krotz springs, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/2/2017 10:03 AM CDT At 1002 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over lake pelba, or 10 miles north of catahoula, moving northeast at 25 mph. this storm will continue to impact portions of interstate 10 between henderson and ramah (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and quarter size hail. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. This dangerous storm will be near, atchafalaya national wildlife refuge around 1010 am cdt.
4/2/2017 9:54 AM CDT At 953 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over henderson, or 7 miles northeast of breaux bridge, moving northeast at 20 mph. this storm will impact portions of interstate 10 near henderson (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and quarter size hail. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. this dangerous storm will be near, butte la rose around 1000 am cdt. lake pelba around 1005 am cdt. Atchafalaya national wildlife refuge around 1015 am cdt.
3/29/2017 9:07 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 3/29/2017 9:12 PM CDT At 906 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near port barre to near cade, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, lafayette, new iberia, opelousas, catahoula, breaux bridge, carencro, st. martinville, jeanerette, krotz springs, leonville, arnaudville, melville, broussard, youngsville, sunset, port barre, henderson, grand coteau, loreauville and butte la rose. A tornado watch remains in effect until 300 am cdt for south central, central and southwestern louisiana.
3/29/2017 8:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 3/29/2017 8:54 PM CDT At 849 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from washington to near maurice, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
1/21/2017 1:55 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 1/21/2017 1:58 AM CST At 154 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near leonville, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, opelousas, krotz springs, leonville, arnaudville, melville, palmetto, bayou current, port barre, washington, prairie ronde and lebeau. A tornado watch remains in effect until 200 am cst for central and south central louisiana.
1/21/2017 1:41 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 1/21/2017 1:45 AM CST At 140 am cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from bayou current to near melville to near leonville, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
1/21/2017 1:41 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 1/21/2017 1:45 AM CST At 140 am cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from bayou current to near melville to near leonville, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
1/21/2017 1:34 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 1/21/2017 1:39 AM CST At 134 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near cankton, or near church point, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
1/21/2017 1:32 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 1/21/2017 1:36 AM CST At 131 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near melville, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, opelousas, church point, leonville, melville, palmetto, sunset, port barre, washington, grand coteau, prairie ronde, lawtell, swords, grand prairie and lebeau. A tornado watch remains in effect until 200 am cst for central and southwestern louisiana.
1/21/2017 1:19 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 1/21/2017 1:24 AM CST At 119 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located near port barre, or 7 miles northeast of opelousas, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
1/19/2017 5:08 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 1/19/2017 5:11 AM CST At 507 am cst, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over krotz springs, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. this tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of east central st. Landry parish.
1/2/2017 12:52 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 1/2/2017 12:55 PM CST The severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern st. martin and eastern st. landry parishes will expire at 100 pm cst, the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds are still possible with these thunderstorms. a tornado watch remains in effect until 200 pm cst for south central and central louisiana.
1/2/2017 12:26 PM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 1/2/2017 12:31 PM CST At 1225 pm cst, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near slocum to near melville to near leonville, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/19/2016 4:27 PM CDT The national weather service in lake charles has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northwestern st. martin parish in south central louisiana. southeastern st. landry parish in central louisiana. until 530 pm cdt * at 423 pm cdt. a severe thunderstorm was located over cecilia. Or.
2/15/2016 11:53 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 2/15/2016 11:56 AM CST The tornado warning for southeastern st. landry parish will expire at 1200 pm cst, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a tornado watch remains in effect until 600 pm cst for south central louisiana. to report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. they will relay your report to the national weather service lake charles.
2/15/2016 11:33 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 2/15/2016 11:36 AM CST At 1133 am cst, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near port barre, or 7 miles northeast of leonville, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. damage to roofs, windows and vehicles will occur. tree damage is likely. this dangerous storm will be near, krotz springs around 1140 am cst. Melville around 1150 am cst.
7/5/2015 3:12 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 7/5/2015 3:15 PM CDT At 312 pm cdt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing large damaging hail up to golf ball size and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located over erwinville, or 13 miles south of new roads, moving east at 25 mph. locations impacted include, addis, brusly, livonia, maringouin, rosedale, grosse tete, lottie, ramah and erwinville.
7/5/2015 2:55 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Krotz Springs, LA at 7/5/2015 2:58 PM CDT At 255 pm cdt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. this storm was located near ramah, or 11 miles southeast of krotz springs, and moving east at 20 mph.
7/5/2015 2:54 PM CDT Two large trees blown down in st. martin county LA, 10.3 miles NW of Krotz Springs, LA
5/27/2015 8:59 AM CDT At 858 am cdt, doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located along a line extending from near krotz springs to near forked island, moving east at 30 mph. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds. locations impacted include, lafayette, new iberia, opelousas, abbeville, catahoula, scott, breaux bridge, carencro, st. martinville, kaplan, krotz springs, leonville, arnaudville, melville, palmetto, forked island, pecan island, intracoastal city, avery island and freshwater city.
5/27/2015 8:32 AM CDT At 831 am cdt, doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located along a line extending from near palmetto to near wright, and moving east at 40 mph. penny size hail may also accompany the damaging winds.
4/27/2015 4:58 PM CDT The national weather service in new orleans has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northwestern west baton rouge parish in southeastern louisiana. central west feliciana parish in southeastern louisiana. northwestern iberville parish in southeastern louisiana. Pointe coupee parish in southeastern louisiana.
4/27/2015 8:36 AM CDT At 836 am cdt, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado. this dangerous storm was located near melville, and moving east at 40 mph.
4/27/2015 8:01 AM CDT At 801 am cdt, doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located along a line extending from near alexandria international airport to near whiteville to near lyons point, and moving east at 55 mph.
4/25/2015 11:12 AM CDT At 1112 am cdt, doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located along a line extending from near atchafalaya national wildlife refuge to near loreauville to erath, moving southeast at 30 mph. locations impacted include, lafayette, new iberia, abbeville, catahoula, scott, breaux bridge, carencro, st. martinville, jeanerette, kaplan, krotz springs, leonville, arnaudville, broussard, youngsville, sunset, erath, port barre, duson and henderson.
4/25/2015 10:58 AM CDT At 1057 am cdt, doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located along a line extending from near krotz springs to near henderson to near breaux bridge, and moving northeast at 40 mph.
4/25/2015 10:42 AM CDT At 1042 am cdt, doppler radar indicated a line of severe thunderstorms capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. these storms were located along a line extending from near grand coteau to near breaux bridge to wright, and moving east at 40 mph.
4/19/2015 11:52 PM CDT At 1149 pm cdt, doppler radar indicated a large area of strong winds of 50 to 70 mph with light to moderate rain across eastern jeff davis and northern vermilion parishes. this area will continue to move east at 40 mph, and affect the remainder of south central louisiana for the next hour and a half.
4/19/2015 11:52 PM CDT At 1149 pm cdt, doppler radar indicated a large area of strong winds of 50 to 70 mph with light to moderate rain across eastern jeff davis and northern vermilion parishes. this area will continue to move east at 40 mph, and affect the remainder of south central louisiana for the next hour and a half.
4/19/2015 11:52 PM CDT At 1149 pm cdt, doppler radar indicated a large area of strong winds of 50 to 70 mph with light to moderate rain across eastern jeff davis and northern vermilion parishes. this area will continue to move east at 40 mph, and affect the remainder of south central louisiana for the next hour and a half.