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Rising River Levels (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-03-02

Duration: 00:04:29

Subjects: FLOODS | Louisiana. Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness | LSU Center for River Studies


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Tingle, Casey Interviewee
  • Willson, Clint Interviewee


This segment from the March 2, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on Governor John Bel Edwards declaring a state of emergency in nine parishes due to flooding concerns along the Ouachita River, Red River, and Sabine River. He interviews Casey Tingle, the deputy director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), who discusses the flooding concerns due to high rainfall totals. Moreau also interviews Clint Willson, the director of the LSU Center for River Studies, who discusses their monitoring of the Mississippi River levels.