Heavy rain brings plenty of storm damage

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The aftermath of a heavy storm that blew through approximately around 9 p.m. on Friday, July 20 brought plenty of rain and damage to SWLA.

Many areas were left without power as strong winds blew down power lines.

On Highway 14 south of McNeese Street, power lines were down on top of two vehicles with at least two occupants trapped inside, waiting for the electric company to fix the situation.

Trees were split in half and uprooted lying across roads. Branches from trees were lying across yards and on power lines.

On Murbelle Road off Common, there was plenty of debris from tree limbs, down power lines, and awnings and carports detached from the homes.

Attached are some pictures taken from around the Lake Charles area. Send in your storm pictures to news@kplctv.com.

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