Iberia Parish President M. Larry Richard Weather Alert from NWS-12:00noon
The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is monitoring Tropical Storm Harvey as it moves off the central Texas coast today, and meanders off the coast before making landfall on the upper Texas coast on Wednesday morning. Due to this system coming closer to our region, a tropical storm warning is in effect for Jefferson County and western Cameron Parish, while a tropical storm watch is in effect for eastern Cameron Parish and Vermilion Parish. Wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph near the coast is expected in the watch and warning area during the strongest thunderstorms. ...