Update on Beauregard Parish rising water

The following is a press release from the Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office:

Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office reports that as of 8:30 am, rising water continues to pose a threat to vehicles on all roads in low areas.

Drivers are advised to not attempt to drive through the water. Water damage to the road coupled with the swift currents make passage hazardous. 

Deputies have had to rescue several drivers already who were deceived as to how deep and fast the water is moving. No injuries have been reported so far.

Rising water continues to pose a threat to more homes on Bundick's Lake.

Sightseers are advised to avoid the area due to water across the roads.