Iberia Parish News:

Courthouse Building
300 Iberia Street, Suite 400
New Iberia, LA 70560-4543

Phone: 337-365-8246

From Parish President M. Larry Richard - NWS Forecast is more severe than yesterday  -  3/17/2021

For more information contact: Prescott Marshall

Hazardous Weather Message

…Potential Significant Severe Weather Event For East Central Louisiana This Afternoon (Risk Level 4 out of 5)...

...Some Severe Weather Potential For The Remainder Of The Area (Risk Level From 2 to 3 out of 5)


East Central Louisiana...Few Strong Tornadoes, Thunderstorm Wind Gusts Over 75 mph,

Large Hail Greater than 2 inches in diameter.

Remainder Of The Area...Thunderstorm Wind Gusts Over 60 mph, Large Hail Greater than 1 inch in diameter, a Few Brief Tornadoes.


Moderate Risk (Level 4 out of 5 ) East Central Louisiana.

Enhanced Risk (Level 3 out of 5) West Central Louisiana, South Central Louisiana, and portions of Southwest Louisiana.

Slight Risk (Level 2 out of 5) Southeast Texas, Lower Southwest Louisiana, and coastal Acadiana.


Southeast Texas between 10 am and 3 pm.

Southwest Louisiana and West Central Louisiana between Noon and 5 pm.

East Central and South Central Louisiana between 2 pm and 7 pm.

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