Amite Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. EBR Parish: Many parts of the parish remain floodedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... Creek. It is possible residents in those areas could see a slight drop in water levels Sunday, but backflow from the Amite could force the water to rise later in the evening and through Monday morning. Power could be cut to roughly 3,000 Entergy ...

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  2. EBR Parish: A good sign from Ward's CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... news, however, is that people living along Ward's Creek are seeing a drop in water levels. Ward's Creek is fed by the Amite River, which began to crest early Monday morning. Seeing a drop from Ward's creek is good news for those in the central part ...

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  3. Livingston Parish: Water boil order issued for Denham SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Parish officials have been updating the public throughout the weekend. The area of primary concern is in the Watson/Amite corridor. Although it is not a mandatory evacuation, Ricks highly urges people to get out while you can. "It is urgent you get ...

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  4. 'It will get worse': Flooding in Ascension far from over as of SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Advocate

    ... School in Gonzales, a large crowd filled sandbags at one of several distribution centers in the parish. The swollen Amite River ran through much of northeast Ascension Parish on Sunday afternoon, leaving only a few islands of dry land which may not ...

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  5. Red Cross in need of volunteers as thousands head to shelters in LouisianaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 15 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... FAMILIES DEAL WITH THIS EMOTIONAL FLOOD EVENT. THERE ARE TWO OTHER SHELTERS HERE IN TANGIPAHOA PARISH. ONE AT THE AMITE COMMUNITY CENTER WHICH HAS ABOUT 50 PEOPLE AND ONE AT KENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL. THE RED CROSS IS ASKING ANYONE VISITING THE EMERGENCY ...

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  6. Obama declares emergency for flooded LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The action makes emergency federal funding available to support rescue crews working nonstop as deadly flooding ravages the state, disastrous weather that has left at least three dead and one missing, said officials. This aerial photo shows flooded homes along the Tangipahoa River near Amite, Louisiana.

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  7. Louisiana Battles 'Unprecedented' FloodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Truthdig

    ... that "widespread rainfall amounts in excess of twenty inches since Friday have brought all ten river gauges on the Amite, Tickfaw, and Comite Rivers to record flood crests, flooded thousands of homes, and caused over 1,000 water rescues." They add: ...

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  8. Photos: 'Historic' flooding across LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Albany Times Union

    ... photo shows rescue officials and civilians rescue people from their flooded homes along the Tangipahoa River near Amite, La., Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. National Guard soldiers and other officials in boats and helicopters rescued more than 1,000 ...

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  9. The Latest: Divers find body in flooded vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Busloads of people who were rescued from floodwaters in Baton Rouge are arriving at a sprawling movie studio complex being transformed into a makeshift shelter. Robert and Gwen Arceneaux endured a sleepless night after noticing floodwaters creeping into their home in a neighborhood about two miles from the Amite River that had never seen water before.

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  10. EBR Parish: Woman found dead in flooded car, River Center opens as shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Creek. It is possible residents in those areas could see a slight drop in water levels Sunday, but backflow from the Amite could force the water to rise later in the evening and through Monday morning. Power could be cut to roughly 3,000 Entergy ...

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  11. News 2 hour ago 8:44 p.m.At least 4 dead, thousands of people rescued in southern La. floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | KBMT

    ... into a flooded ditch and another man died trapped in a submerged pickup in St. Helena Parish. The body of a woman from Amite was recovered Saturday from the Tickfaw River, according to Michael Martin, chief of operations for the St. Helena Sheriff's ...

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  12. Livingston Parish: Curfew in place as crews continue rescue effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Parish officials have been updating the public throughout the weekend. The area of primary concern is in the Watson/Amite corridor. Although it is not a mandatory evacuation, Ricks highly urges people to get out while you can. "It is urgent you get ...

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  13. EBR Parish: Southern part of parish could see slight drop, another riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... Creek. It is possible residents in those areas could see a slight drop in water levels Sunday, but backflow from the Amite could force the water to rise later in the evening and through Monday morning. 911 is still the # to call for emergencies, but ...

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  14. 7,000 rescued as storms, flooding wreak havoc on LouisianaRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 14 | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    ... morning in east Baton Rouge, where rapidly rising water is flooding neighborhoods near the juncture of the swollen Amite and Comite rivers. Muse said he has been trying in vain to reach or contact his 86-year-old mother since Saturday night, when ...

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  15. Flooding in Ascension: "It will get worse"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | The Advocate

    The swollen Amite River ran through much of northeast Ascension Parish on Sunday afternoon, leaving only a few islands of dry land which may not last. The flood that devastated Louisiana in the past week isn't over for Ascension residents - it hasn't even reached its peak.

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  16. News 50 mins ago 3:46 p.m.Historic flooding submerges neighborhoods...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    A flash flood emergency was declared for areas in and around the Amite and Comite rivers as they crested well above flood levels, sending water cascading into neighborhoods, flooding many homes. I-12 was shut down near Highway 190 in Covington as travel to more northern parishes become impossible with roads filled with water from historic flooding. 1 comment

  17. The Latest: Hundreds of pets rescued so far in LouisianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | WWSB

    ... a sleepless night after noticing floodwaters creeping into their home in a neighborhood about two miles from the Amite River that had never seen water before. Hundreds of people were gathered at Celtic Media Centre. Some were seeking shelter, others ...

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  18. Flooding forces Salvation Army evacuationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | WAAY

    ... morning in east Baton Rouge, where rapidly rising water is flooding neighborhoods near the juncture of the swollen Amite and Comite rivers. Baton Rouge resident Jeffrey Yglesias came out to help with his 22-foot boat. He said he has Stage 4 cancer ...

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  19. Flooding devastated Livingston Parish, but no flood-related fatalities reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | The Advocate

    ... Sunday afternoon, as the devastation flows east from Denham Springs to Walker and south toward Port Vincent, where the Amite River is projected to crest Monday morning. Parish President Layton Ricks said, thankfully, there have been no flood-related ...

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  20. The Latest: More rain expected for Louisiana, MississippiRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 14 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... the flooding from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has declared a state of emergency for Adams, Amite, Pike, Wilkinson and any other counties affected by the heavy rainfall and severe flooding over the last few days. Bryant ...

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