Flood evacuation lifted for Gueydan residents

Photo Credit: Vermilion Parish

GUEYDAN, La. (KLFY)  Residents who voluntarily left their homes in Gueydan due to rising flood waters in the Vermilion Parish community can now return to their homes to assess any damages, that’s according to Rebecca Broussard, the Director of Emergency Preparedness for Vermilion Parish.

Two Schools in the Gueydan area will be closed Monday as a result of flood damage.

Vermilion Parish School Superintendent Jerome Payou says that continued flooding concerns in the Gueydan area have forced the closure of Jesse Owens Elementary and Gueydan High School on Monday August 22, 2016  & Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

 

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