Louisiana Spillway Opened to Minimize Flooding Impact | NECN

Louisiana Spillway Opened to Minimize Flooding Impact

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    (NECN/CNN/WLBT/WAFB) - The Army Corps of Engineers has opened Morganza Spillway in Louisiana today, to ease pressure on downstream levees and minimize damage to the cities of Baton Rouge and New Orleans.  

    The decision means vast areas not yet affected by the flood will be under water.  Barbara Hall has the latest on what is an historic --- and for some, heartbreaking -- event.