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Louisiana Flooding

Thousands File Insurance Claims In Hurricane Isaac's Wake

AP | SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of flood insurance claims are being filed in the wake of Hurricane Isaac, a slow-moving storm that hammered severa...

Thunderstorms Bring Flooding To Southern Louisiana

AP | Posted 05.12.2012 | Green

CARENCRO, La. (AP) — Authorities have declared a state of emergency in an area of southern Louisiana after floodwaters from heavy overnight thunders...

Last Holdouts Flee As Water Nears Louisiana Town

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 07.21.2011 | Green

BUTTE LAROSE, La. -- The final wave of holdouts has mostly packed up and left this Louisiana town as water from the swollen Atchafalaya River has inch...

More Floodgates Opened, Residents Warned To Get Out

AP | Posted 07.15.2011 | Green

By Michael Kunzelman KROTZ SPRINGS, La. (AP) -- Deputies warned people Sunday to get out as Mississippi River water gushing from a floodgate for th...

Thousands Of Homes To Be Flooded To Avert Greater Disaster

Posted 07.13.2011 | Green

MARY FOSTER and MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press MORGANZA, La. -- A steel, 10-ton floodgate was slowly raised Saturday for the first time in near...