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  • Iowa subdivision suffers serious flooding

    Iowa subdivision suffers serious flooding

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:01:39 GMT
    Nicole Guillory, who lives in a subdivision off Dogwood Avenue in Iowa, said her home started taking in water about 8:30 Saturday morning.More >>
    Nicole Guillory, who lives in a subdivision off Dogwood Avenue in Iowa, said her home started taking in water about 8:30 Saturday morning.More >>
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    TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Avoid driving today due to high water

    TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Avoid driving today due to high water

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:32 PM EDT2014-08-30 17:32:03 GMT
    Source:  Kristen DoxeySource: Kristen Doxey
    DOTD reports the right lane on I-10 eastbound at MP 29 (Lakeshore Drive) is closed due to ponding water. Please exercise caution while traveling through this area.Several other roads in Southwest Louisiana are covered with water due to the heavy rains Saturday.Law enforcement agencies in the region are advising people to stay off the roads until the water has subsided.The weather system responsible for the rainfall was slowly moving to the east, according to KPLC 7Stormteam Meteorologist Zack...More >>
    DOTD reports the right lane on I-10 eastbound at MP 29 (Lakeshore Drive) is closed due to ponding water. Please exercise caution while traveling through this area.Several other roads in Southwest Louisiana are covered with water due to the heavy rains Saturday.Law enforcement agencies in the region are advising people to stay off the roads until the water has subsided.The weather system responsible for the rainfall was slowly moving to the east, according to KPLC 7Stormteam Meteorologist Zack...More >>
  • Flash flooding ongoing around Lake Area

    Flash flooding ongoing around Lake Area

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:30 PM EDT2014-08-30 17:30:14 GMT
    The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for a large chunk of the area until 12:45 p.m. this afternoon. More >>
    The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for a large chunk of the area until 12:45 p.m. this afternoon. More >>

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