Don’t Be Deceived By Lack Of Rain Or Sunshine [PHOTOS]
We are currently still in the midst of TS Harvey. We have seen what it has done to our counterparts in Houston, Corpus Cristus and all in between, but it seems like we are still due for our share of the major storm.
While we have been getting rain since late last night until this morning and still going on at the moment. I want to take this time to reiterate the importance of staying locked to our station or keeping a watchful eye to the streets out there. There are times where it may stop raining or we may see the sun come out and we feel that it is safe to get on the roads. Unfortunately in most cases this is not true. As a matter of fact there are usually brief down times of rain before it starts up again and the sun generally doesn't penetrate long enough dry anything up.
I have often wondered why we have such a bad drainage issue here in Lake Charles and what can be done to rectify the problem. I have been here for over 15 years and the problem has been here for as long as I can remember. We have to be careful out there and be conscious of the streets in the area where water stays for a long amount of time. We know that streets like Enterprise, Common, areas of Prien Lake, Lake Street and fifth avenue are some areas to avoid if possible. Make sure you stay here as we will keep you up to date with the latest closures and more in the area and please avoid being on the road if you don't have to be.