There are dozens of reports of downed power lines and trees throughout the Acadiana area after a major thunderstorm starting moving through the area just before 8 a.m. this morning.

Trees across the road on Cameron in Scott, KPEL photo

Several areas have traffic backed up after high winds led to trees and power lines being thrown to the ground.

Storm photo, courtesy Mike Voitsburger Facebook

Louisiana State Police is reporting a tree across the interstate at mile marker 123 on the Westbound side of Interstate Ten. The Interstate is open, but traffic is moving slowly. Two Lafayette schoolsare closing today due to issues caused by the storm. St. Pius is closing today due to issues with electricity, while Ascension Episcopal on Johnston Street is closed after a tree damaged part of the school.  No one was injured.

Storm photos, courtesy Lindsay Doyle Wilmore Facebook

 

Storm photo, courtesy of Wendy Thompson Facebook
Storm photo, just off of West Broussard, Jay Walker Photo, staff

 

Storm photo, courtesy Tiffany Leleux Facebook
Storm photo, Acadia Parish, KPEL photo

 

Storm photo, KPEL photo

 

Storm photo, Flooding at UL Campus near Sorority Row, photo courtesy of Brand Kemp
Storm photo, Trees down near UL Campus, photo courtesy of Brad Kemp

 

Storm photo, Flooding at UL Campus near the library
Storm photo, Tree falls on car at Edge Apartments, photo courtesy of Nathan Pike

 

Storm photo, Coulee along Parkside between University and Azalea extremly full 3
Storm photo, Coulee along Parkside between University and Azalea extremly full 2

 

Storm photo, Moss Street, photo courtesy of Angie Simoneaux
Storm Photo, Trees down in Crowley, damage to house
Storm Photo, Trees down in Crowley, damage to house 2
Storm Photo, Trees Crush Another Crowley home
Storm Photo, Trees over raodway Rue Des Etoiles, Kpel staff photo, Casey
Storm Photo, Trees over raodway Rue Des Etoiles 2, Kpel staff photo, Casey
Storm Photo, Trees Over in yard, Rue Coupe Civique, KPEL staff photo, Casey

 

Storm Photo, Storm Damage in Parks, photo courtesy of Richard Theriot
Storm Photo, Storm Damage in Parks 2, photo courtesy of Richard Theriot