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Floodwaters surge from a crack in the parking lot on the corner of highways 584 and 51 in Osyka, Miss., early Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. Flooding is also affecting areas of southwest Mississippi just north of the Louisiana state line.  (Matt Williamson/Enterprise-Journal via AP
Floodwaters surge from a crack in the parking lot on the corner of highways 584 and 51 in Osyka, Miss., early Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. Flooding is also affecting areas of southwest Mississippi just north of the Louisiana state line.  (Matt Williamson/Enterprise-Journal via AP

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Governor: Louisiana flooding is unprecedented

Heavy rains drenched parts of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi, causing dangerous floods that killed at least three people, cut off an entire town, shut down highways and prompted numerous rescues.

Governor: Louisiana flooding is unprecedented

Heavy rains drenched parts of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi, causing dangerous floods that killed at least three people, cut off an entire town, shut down highways and prompted numerous rescues.