Saturday, August 13, 2016

Unbelievable Flooding in Louisiana.

The above image is from Range, LA. It's a tweet sent to our Raycom News Network station, WAFB. The rainfall in the Baton Rouge area is incredibly bad. Several water rescues are underway right now.

WAFB has been on top of this record breaking rainfall. You can watch their coverage at

They have also posted some interesting facts about how historic this rainfall has been:

August 26, 1926 popped a few times while I was researching this historic flood. I pulled some old climate logs to see thsoe days from Baton Rouge and Donaldsville, LA:

Continue to follow WAFB for more info. This same moisture is impacting Region 8 now. The Ozarks could see 5-8" of rainfall over the next few days.


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