The National Weather Service in Lake Charles has issued a tropical storm warning for Jefferson and Orange counties in southeast Texas, and I-10 corridor to the coastal parishes of southwest and south central Louisiana: Acadia, Calcasieu, Cameron, Iberia, Jeff Davis, Lafayette, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion. A coastal flood advisory will be issued for Jefferson County and the coastal parishes of southwest and south central Louisiana: Cameron, Iberia, St. Mary, and Vermilion.

Potential Tropical Cyclone Three is expected to become a tropical storm at any time. However the main weather hazard for this event will be heavy rains and flooding. Three to five inches of rain is expected, with locally higher amounts of 10 inches possible in the stronger rainbands. Due to the tides running above normal, the rain water will have a difficult time to drain out of the region. Street flooding is expected, and some homes may be vulnerable as well.
Along the coast, high tides around midnight tonight and noon tomorrow will bring the threat of water across roads and property in and around Sabine Pass, Highway 82 west and east of Holly Beach, downtown Cameron, Pecan Island, Intracoastal City, Delcambre, Cypremort Point, and Burns Point.
Winds will become gusty tomorrow and continue into the night, especially along and south of the I-10 corridor. Wind gusts of 40 to 60 mph are possible. This could cause scattered power outages, fallen trees, and minor property damage.
In addition, there is a low risk for tornadoes. Later today into tonight, lower Acadiana is at risk from the tornadoes. The tornado risk will expand to the I-10 corridor to the coast for all of southwest and south central Louisiana on Wednesday.

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