Barack Obama Doesn't Care About White People: Nearly a Third of All Homes Flooded in Louisiana Parish After Levees Fail
While skies have continued to clear in the most flooded areas of the state, control systems are proving unreliable, with the Laurel Ridge Levee being toppled, according to the Advocate.
Despite the levee structure being overcome with floodwaters, the Ascension Parish Office of Homeland Security said in a Facebook post that the levee had not suffered any breaks, breaches or even structural damage.
Parish officials are estimating that some 15,000 homes have already been flooded in the region, with the majority in the Galvez and St. Amant areas.
“The next 24 to 48 hours is going to be a significant indication of just how much risk the parish remains in,” director of the Ascension Office of Homeland Security Rick Webre said in an emergency statement.