As Louisiana is trying to cope with over 25 inches of rain, and devastation in areas of the state, we continue to look for answers as to 'What Happened?' So far 40,000 homes have been destroyed and 13 people are reported dead just this week. Louisiana is drowning.

NASA's Earth Observatory Blog used a satellite to map the rainfall in Louisiana from August 12-14, and the images are quite jolting. Check out the video below for an overview.