LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Acadiana is under the threat for another round of heavy thunderstorms late this Wednesday afternoon into the evening hours. There is a low risk for severe weather too.

The Storm Prediction Center has much of Acadiana outlined in the “Slight Risk” or Level 2 out of 5 for severe weather. Damaging winds, tornadoes, and large hail are all possible. The greatest threat for severe weather today should be just north of Acadiana.

The HRRR Model shows a round of stronger storms with heavier rains moving through Acadiana during the late afternoon hours of Wednesday and extending into the evening period.

The severe risk and heavy rain threat could extend further into the night compared to yesterday’s disturbance.

On top of the severe thunderstorm threat, these storms could produce very heavy rains in a short period of time. Flash Flooding will be a concern in parts of Acadiana. The European Model shows rainfall totals near 3″ inches in much of Acadiana. Isolated areas could see higher amounts.

As always, the best way to be prepared is to have the Live Doppler 10 Storm Team Weather App on your phone. It’s free on Andriod and Apple Devices.