Flash Flood Watch In Effect For Acadiana, Local Events Cancelled Or Postponed
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL) -- Much of Acadiana is under a Flash Flood Watch until 6 p.m. tomorrow, according to the National Weather Service in Lake Charles.
The weather service said Friday residents could expect anywhere from one to three inches of additional rainfall.
A line of thunderstorms moved through the region early Friday morning, bringing with it heavy rains and damaging winds.
- Officials with Downtown Alive! in Lafayette have chosen to cancel Friday evening's event as a result of more impending storms.
- Official's with the Big Easel in River Ranch also announced their event tomorrow has been postponed until June 8.
- The Ragin' Cajuns baseball team's scheduled contest versus the University of South Alabama has also been postponed. The first game of the series will be played Saturday at 6 p.m. with the remaining two games being played in a doubleheader to start at 1 p.m. Sunday.
- Officials with Louisiana J.A.M. announced Friday morning they will continue their Saturday event as scheduled, opting to move certain aspects of the event inside or underneath tents.
- The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life in Eunice has been postponed until later in the summer.
- The Music & Market in Opelousas has been cancelled.
- The Delcambre Seafood & Farmer's Market has been cancelled.