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Damage reported in northern Acadiana parishes due to weather

Posted at 8:17 AM, May 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-19 11:24:16-04

Severe weather moved through Acadiana on Sunday morning. Reports of strong winds and heavy rains left damage in many communities especially in northern portions of Acadiana like Ville Platte and Mamou.

Ville Platte Mayor Jennifer Vidrine declared a State of Emergency for the City on Sunday.

Ville Plate mayor declares state of emergency

Photos from damage reported in Ville Platte and across Acadiana can be seen below.

Hebert’s in Ville Platte – Les Miquez

Photos from Ville Platte courtesy Gilbert J. Aucoin on Facebook

Power lines down on Main Street in Ville Platte – Lisa Deen
Justin Deville – Ville Platte


Danielle Celestine:  Plaisance Community in Opelousas, Hwy 167 – Ville Platte Highway
House in road near Mamou on L’Anse Meg Road. Photo: Karoline Bieber Deshotels
Joel Manuel – Belaire Cove – Ville Platte
Damage in Ville Platte – Karly Jo
Image: Doug Stack – Ville Platte
Ville Platte – Leslie Vidrine
Tree onto shed Ville Platte – Dana Ardoin

Photos and video have also come in from several viewers in New Iberia and Lafayette showing tree and home damage.

Video from viewer Stacey Babineaux shows tree damage in a neighborhood off Loreauville Road in New Iberia.


Paul Eastin – New Iberia
This shop used to have a cover over the camper – New Iberia- Alexis Viscardi.
Daspit Road in New Iberia, Ashley Boudreaux Clay
New Iberia . Sugar mill rd- Duane Dorsey




Street flooding on Troy Road in New Iberia -Lisa Collins
Mobile home damage -Troy Road in New Iberia. Image: Lisa Collins
Wilderness Trail in Lafayette – Emily Glover

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