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Monday storms leave Welsh roads under water

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Posted at 2:46 PM, May 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-18 15:46:36-04

On Monday, Jeff Davis Parish saw severe flooding as a result of slow moving thunderstorms.

In the Town of Welsh, roadways quickly filled with water as the rain fell making them impassable for much of the day on Monday.

According to the National Weather Service, nearly five inches of rain fell in the Welsh area on May 17.

To the southwest of Welsh, one neighborhood experienced strong winds and a possible tornado which left a line of debris and three overturned trailers.

One resident shared her experience: Possible tornado leaves trail of debris Monday in Jeff Davis Parish

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