• #LouisianaFlood2016

    On Thursday, August 10th, we had no idea that the lives of so many of our friends and neighbors would be changed drastically.

    I remember seeing the flash flood alert pop up on my iPhone that night as I sat and watched TV with my kids.

    For much of the summer, our city has experienced sporadic yet heavy rain storms. In most cases, the storms would end as quickly as they started, an inconvenience but not at all debilitating—that is until we received an email from the school at 9 p.m. on Thursday night announcing that it would be closed the following day due to heavy rain and “potential flooding.”

    Talk about an understatement!

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