Flooding in Louisiana Could Reach 20 Feet Above Normal

Officials have opened spillways in Louisiana to help re-direct flood water from the Mississippi River away from Baton Rouge and New Orleans. But opening the spillways leaves thousands of small-town resident's fearful of the week ahead. The water is expected to get as high as 20 feet above normal in the coming days. Mandatory evacuations are expected as the water rises. Stay with 9&10 News throughout the week for the latest updates on flooding in the south.