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Old 05-09-2011, 11:11 PM
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The Corp of engineers is seriously considering opening a flood control called the Morganza Spillway, this flood control hasn't been needed since 1973 and when it is used it will flood small towns....There is a good chance that it will flood Morgan City...Good luck cajun dodge!
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Well, I don't know what you guys are doing down there, but STOP IT! We have enough water up here!!!

Here is a video one of my friends shot -


Keep in mind, this is not the river....just the water from it. What the video is showing is a highway underpass......of another highway. The river is 1/2 mile away from here, and has never in recorded history even come close to this underpass.
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Well, I don't know what you guys are doing down there, but STOP IT! We have enough water up here!!!
All that water you guys are dealing with now eventually makes it way down here.
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All that water you guys are dealing with now eventually makes it way down here.
But via the Atlantic Ocean.

Ours travels east then north to Lake Winnipeg, which drains into Hudsons Bay, then to the North Atlantic.....so your not off the hook yet!
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I heard last night, local news reported they are supposed to be opening the Morganza spillway Saturday. The Bonnet Carre is already open. Now we just pray for no rain and that the levees hold. Good luck to everyone who lives down here and all who are dealing with this terrible flooding. And yeah Brad, looks like you guys have enough water of your own.

For those that haven't seen it, this is the latest and best flood map I found yesterday:



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Scary stuff girl....I truly hope it doesn't get that bad but I just looked at our weather for the week
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The Morganza Spillway opening has not done as much good as they expected...I don't think I'm going to risk driving my Dakota through those waters . I'm hoping Immediate Response Group and other similar companies with Dodges (the only vehicles capable of getting through some of that mess) can work with some of the larger companies to protect their assets - the economy is going to need it!
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You have enough water?!!! My city sat underwater for weeks! I'm tired of water!!!!

And I live 4 houses from the levee and I can walk to the mississippi river from my house. My yard is pretty low, but I don't think I will get any flooding.
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