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Published on July 15, 2019 -
Youngsville flooding
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The day after hurricane barry roared ashore in louisiana... national guard troops are preparing to patch damaged levees that overtopped.the national guard is preparing to airlift huge sandbags to the damaged levees in plaquemines parish... which is south of new orleans.rain bands from the storm continue to pound the region... so they want to patch the damaged sections and reinforce them to prevent further flooding.

A community in youngsville received a heavy amount of rain that caused heavy flooding making it difficult for residents to leave or enter their homes.

News 15's shaquira martin is live in youngsville with the details, shaquira--- due to the location of the community sitting right off of bayou parc perdu...and when adding the heavy rain from yest not much here to do but wait and see if the water will level down or if itl increase.

Lower thirds: dakuiry palmisano rita babinits day 1 after tropical storm barry hit youngsville, multiple families find theirselves recovering from rain and wind damages.

It came all the way to the door stepand with knee deep water, this community says healing after storm is always a waiting game.dakuiry palmisano: all we can do is take it as it comes and clean it uorita babin: get the yards back to normal.the orange flags in the ground has been placed to let neighbors know just how deep the water really is.and just like the previous storms, this community conintues to stick together.

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Rita: we try and all stick together, all our neighbors pull togetherwe check around the neighborhood/ tell them where will be.

If not we just wait it outmy lowerthird: right now im standing the water tat comes up to my ankles.

Yesterday it was said to be higher after barry.

But for the families within this community they werent going anywhere because this is home dakuriy: all we can do is see what its gonna do.

If it goes up or down.

It looks like its going downrita: we had 42 inches of water back here but this is our home we are gonna try and wait it it outthis is our home, we just wait it out like we did in the 16 flood.

A few families in this exact area are strapped in their homes as they wait for the wate to go down, again.

It all a waiting game before they begin the process to heal after the storm.

Here in yougnville shaquira martin.

News 15.

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