Water levels continue to rise along the banks of the Mississippi River.
The focus of the disaster shifts from big cities to small towns.
Mandatory evacuations were ordered for those living in the flood zone.
The eleven open gates at the Morganza Spillway has relieved a lot of pressure on levees downriver.
The Mississippi is now expected to top out at 45 feet at Baton Rouge today, instead of 47 1/2 on Sunday.
Despite the flooding issues Friday, the Sunbelt Conference Tournament was going on at Lamson Park.
There was an extra day to watch the Ragin Cajun ladies and elite softball action in the new $2 million dollar facility.