Morgan City, Louisiana, Could Face Record Flooding

May 7, 2011
By Charles E. Lavis on May 7, 2011 5:20 AM |

Morgan City is faced with possible record flooding. If the Morganza Spillway is opened, Morgan City could face twelve feet of water exceeding the 10.53 record set in 1973. Heavy losses may be expected on the Atchafalaya River side of the levee in Morgan City.


National Weather Service Hydrolgic Outlook