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Several roads in St. Landry Parish closed due to flooding; sandbags available

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Posted at 9:06 PM, Apr 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-13 22:06:30-04

St. Landry Parish Government is warning residents to use caution when traveling on parish roadways after heavy rains Tuesday caused flooding in some areas.

Several roads are currently closed due to flooding:

Collins Lane
Deville Road
Jennings Road near LA 742
Rolton Road
Prayer House Road

The following roads have high water:

LA 182 at Meghan Drive
LA 167 by Texas Eastern
Malveaux Road

Parish President Jessie Bellard is asking all to use caution when driving, especially at night when water on the road is hard to see. With additional rains forecast for Tuesday night and Wednesday, the parish could see additional flooding.

Sandbags are available at the Yambilee Building at 1939 West Landry (US 190) in Opelousas.

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