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Streets closed in Iberia Parish due to flooding; residents asked to stay off roads

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Posted at 1:27 PM, Apr 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-13 18:13:24-04

The City of New Iberia is asking residents to avoid traveling on flooded roadways and police have closed some streets throughout the city.

Drivers are asked to stay safe and avoid getting on the road if possible until all flood waters have subsided.

The main concern from officials was motorists pushing flood waters into residences and businesses.

The New Iberia Police Department is reporting flooding at the following:

  • St. Peter St. and Landry Drive-Road shut down
  • Center and Charles Streets-flooded
  • Julia St and Admiral Doyle Dr- Flooded
  • 700 Blk of Iberia St has standing water.
  • 500 Blk San Jacinto St

More rain is forecast for the Acadiana area on Tuesday and the rest of the week.

See the latest from the KATC Weather Team: Stormy weather sets the stage for a wet week

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