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Reports of flooding, damage and road closures: EVANGELINE PARISH

Posted at 2:04 PM, Jun 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-06 16:19:53-04

Evangeline Parish has reports of high water on roadways, but no exact numbers have been reported on how many were affected.

Several streets and business parking lots in Ville Platte were flooded today.

Here are some images taken of the flooding by residents and shared by the Ville Platte Gazette:

Both Main Street and Lasalle Street in Ville Platte were shut down due to flooding. A photo of the flooding was shared with us from Missy Vidrine.

Main Street Ville Platte

Posted by Missy Vidrine on Thursday, June 6, 2019


Three Evangeline Parish schools, Mamou High School, Mamou Elementary, and James Stephens Montessori School are all suffering from water damage. Read our story about the cleanup HERE