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Flash Floods Hit Lafayette, Louisiana

2 Nov 2017, 10:35 am

A bout of heavy rain brought flash floods to Lafayette, Louisiana, on Wednesday, November 1.

The National Weather Service issued flood warnings for Vermilion and Lafayette Parishes in Louisiana.

In one hour, they received 2.58″ of rain, totaling 5.58″ for the day on Wednesday.

Some neighborhoods reported flooding and authorities closed several roads. The flood warning was issued until 4 pm that afternoon.

Videos from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus show the flooding:

This video shows a driver driving through flooded streets near the University of Louisiana.


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