Heavy rains expected over the weekend

By Daniel Elizondo

The National Weather Service in Lake Charles is expecting heavy rains over the course of the weekend, ending on Monday.

According to the NWS, as much as 3-5 inches of rain is expected with locally higher amounts possible.

Spots with the heaviest rains may see street flooding.

Winds are also expected to pick up on Saturday and Sunday with gusts up to 20-30 mph both days.

Before the rains end, the NWS said the potential for a severe storm is possible on Monday.

The NWS is asking for citizens to be alert of flash flooding.

Twitter: @dtelizondo

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