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Flash flood emergency in Slidell | WWL-TV

Around 4:30 a.m., officials noticed water was rising. Two hours later, the water had risen several feet. Parish President Pat Brister says flooding is occuring over the railroad tracks near Highway 11.

The water is not coming from a breach. Local law enforcement said surge flooding is occuring from Bayou Bonfouca and the W-14 canal and it is back-filling into areas of the city from Near Kings Point subdivision into most of central and south Slidell below an elevation of 9 feet including the Olde Towne area.

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