Flash-Flood 'Emergency' Inundates Lake Charles, Louisiana

A flash-flood “emergency” left Lake Charles, Louisiana, inundated with floodwater after thunderstorms swept the region on Monday, May 17, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Jeremy Babineaux said this footage, posted on Monday, shows drivers navigating flooded streets in Lake Charles. Credit: Jeremy Babineaux via Storyful

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