A SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT is in effect for North Lafourche Parish, which includes the Choctaw, Chackbay and Bayou Boeuf areas.
At 5:27 PM, strong thunderstorms were clustered near Raceland, or 9 miles east of Thibodaux, moving southeast at 25 mph.
Wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible with this storm.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause localized flooding.
Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
Click HERE to view the official alert from the National Weather Service.