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Flood 2011

Flood 2011

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Sandbags Are Being Distributed In Scott And Vermillion Parish

In order to get sandbags, you must have a picture I.D. to prove that you are a resident of the area.

In Scott

At the maintenance building located at 118 Lions Club Road (across the street from City Hall) starting at 1 p

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Morganza Spillway
Morganza Spillway
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Only One Bay Open at Morganza

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has announced it has now closed all but one of the flood gates on the Morganza Spillway.

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Butte LaRose Pontoon Bridge Closing Daily

The pontoon bridge in Butte LaRose will close daily from 9 A-M to 10 A-M and again from 3 P-M to 4 P-M until further notice.

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Atchafalaya River
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St. Martin Parish Opening Bridge And Lifting No Wake Zone Friday

 
 

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office says the Pontoon Bridge in Butte Larose will be re-opened to traffic tomorrow afternoon at 3 pm.

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Local Evacuations Lifted

The massive flooding predicted after the opening of the Morganza Spillway hasn't materialized and yesterday the last of the mandatory evacuations for St. Landry and St. Martin parishes were lifted. 

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Boil Advisory
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Boil Water Order Lifted In Butte LaRose Subdivision

The Boil Water Order for residents living in the Atchafalya Acres Subdivision in Butte LaRose has been lifted.

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St. Landry Parish
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St. Landry Evacuation Lifted

The mandatory evacuation order for residents of St. Landry Parish living on the east side of the levee has been lifted.

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Atchafalaya River
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Some Evacs Terminated

Major Ginny Higgins with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office says the mandatory evacuation of Happy Town and Sherburne ended at 8 o'clock this morning.

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Atchafalaya River
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Happy Town And Sherburne Mandatory Evacuations Extended To Wednesday Morning

 
 

Major Ginny Higgins with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office says the mandatory evacuation of Happy Town and Sherburne will now last till Wednesday morning at 8:00 am.

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Morganza Spillway
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Spillway Bays Closing

Another of the bays opened earlier at the Morganza Spillway is closed today. 

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st. martin parish
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Mandatory Evacuation Lifted

Portions of St. Martin parish will switch to a voluntary evacuation from a mandatory evacuation.

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Flooding
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Flood Warning Cancelled For Various Parts Of State

The National Weather Service has cancelled a flood warning for the Mississippi River at New Orleans and other areas downriver.

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