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Kentwood issues emergency warning for flooding

Areas on the North Shore were inundated with water after heavy rains dumped a foot of water in some areas. (FOX 8) Areas on the North Shore were inundated with water after heavy rains dumped a foot of water in some areas. (FOX 8)
KENTWOOD, LA (WVUE) -

The town of Kentwood issued an emergency warning for its residents as pounding rain moved through the area.

They’re asking all individuals to get to the highest level of safety at their current location or area.

They also warn residents to not travel and stay off any roads at this time.

If you are currently trapped or feel that you are not safe, call Kentwood Police & Fire Rescue at 911 or 985-229-6305. You can also call city hall at 985-229-3451 to report any concerns.

Storms dumped about a foot of water on the Kentwood area Friday morning. More rain is expected.

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