Dramatic Rescue as South Louisiana Flooding Continues
A woman and her dog are rescued from a sinking car in South Louisiana:
South Louisiana flooding continues to force thousands of residents from their homes.
At least three people have died. One person is missing 125 vehicles were stranded on a stretch of I-12 between Baton Rouge and Livingston Parish.
New Iberia: 22.00"
Gloster, MS: 22.84"
Here is the warning issued by the National Weather Service:
.The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Louisiana... The Amite River At Denham Springs affecting East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parishes The Amite River At Port Vincent affecting Ascension and Livingston Parishes The Amite River At Bayou Manchac Point affecting East Baton Rouge Parish
Numerous roads are closed and recovery efforts will take weeks. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards describes the flooding as "a major disaster".
There were more than 1,000 rescues on Saturday.