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Video: Acadiana sees hail and flooding with Thursday storms

Posted: 4:50 PM, Apr 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-04 18:12:22-04
Trees down on Old Spanish Trail (Hwy. 182) in New Iberia (Photo courtesy: Mike Lewis)
Trees down on Old Spanish Trail (Hwy. 182) in New Iberia (Photo courtesy: Mike Lewis)

Severe weather has been making its way across Acadiana this morning leaving some places experiencing hail and flooding.

The National Weather Service has issued several severe thunderstorm warnings for parishes as the storms push through.

East old Spanish Trail New Iberia (Photo courtesy: Jimmy Shea)
East old Spanish Trail New Iberia (Photo courtesy: Jimmy Shea)

A tree was uprooted at a home in Kaplan, on 4th and Boudreaux. The home received damage from the fallen tree.

4th and Boudreaux tree down

More photos and video will be added to this story throughout the day.

Lightning in Jeanerette

 


Lightning in Lake Arthur
Several videos have been shared with KATC of the hail in Evangeline and Iberia parishes. Video shared from Ginny Ardoin showed large sized hail coming down in the community of Vidrine around 5:00 am Tuesday morning.

A second video shared with KATC by viewer Greg Pellerin showed pea-sized hail coming down in New Iberia.

Hail was also reported in the Kaplan area around 8:10 am as storms passed through.

(Video from Jason Broussard)

 

Flooding has also been a concern for some residents of Acadiana after constant rains poured down this morning. Lake Arthur Resident Jill Hackett shared photos of flooded Roadway near Main Street and the Catholic Church.