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Residents along the Vermilion River extremely affected by the overflow of the river

Jan Risher and her family have lived in their house on the Vermilion River for five years. In the time they have lived there, Risher says the water has never been this high, and that's including Hurricane Rita in 2005.

Iberia Parish hit by wind damage along with flooding

New Iberia woke up to more issues than just standing water in the roadways this morning. 

School closures due to weather for Friday, Jan. 11

The following schools have announced closures for Friday, Jan. 11. We will continue to update this list if more announcements are made. ACADIA PARISH:

EF 1 tornado damages roughly 30 homes, businesses in St. Martin Parish

Parish President, Guy Cormier has signed a State of Emergency for St. Martin Parish due to the severe weather that traveled through the Parish this morning.

Continued road issues, closures due to weather

The following road closures have been announced due to weather conditions.

Sandbag locations around South Louisiana

Below is a list of sandbag locations around south Louisiana. Most require you to bring your own shovel and sandbags. ASCENSION PARISH:

Road Closures

Acadia Parish Closures: La. 91 Pontoon Bridge @ Esterwood La. 367 (1 mile north of La. 370) U.S. 90 (Between Rayne and Crowley)

School Bus accident causes traffic on 3000 block of North University

This afternoon a school bus collided into a truck on the 3000 block of North University.  The school bus was not carrying any children.  The truck is totaled and the driver was sent to the hospital and treated for minor injuries.&nbsp

Law enforcement preparing for tonight's flash floods

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Department is closely monitoring this situation partnering up with meteorologists from the National Weather Service, State Police, Lafayette Police, Public Works, and the Department of Transportation prepositi

Mickey Shunick's mother responds to Lavergne's attempt to void pleas

The mother of a slain college student is outraged that the man who admitted to killing her is now attempting to void his guilty plea