The National Weather Service continues to monitor the threat for strong to severe thunderstorms for late this afternoon through Thursday morning across the area, Roger Erickson of the NWS Lake Charles Forecast Office reported at 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Expect another windy day today, with gusts of 30-40 mph possible. Minor coastal flooding is also expected until the wind shift to the north on Thursday. The threat for tornadoes looks minimal now, but the risk for large hail and damaging winds will continue for tonight-Thursday morning. The timeline for the strongest storms in the region:
Southeast Texas: 4 pm-10 pm today/tonight
Southwest Louisiana: 8 pm tonight- 4 am Thursday
Central Louisiana: 10 pm tonight - 6 am Thursday
South Central Louisiana: 4 am Thursday - 10 am Thursday