Thousands Are Displaced By Flooding As Rain Keeps Pouring In Louisiana
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency, and more than 7,000 residents have been forced to evacuate.By Grant Suneson | August 14, 2016
Louisiana is calling on the federal government to help deal with the fallout from the unprecedented floods that hit the state over the past week.
Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency over all of Louisiana and requested the help of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deal with the extreme weather.