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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

A duck swims past a couple of cars stuck in floodwater over South Hanley Road just north of Manchester Road on the Maplewood-Brentwood, Mo., line on Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. More than 7 inches of rain in parts of Missouri led to scattered evacuations, power outages and flood warnings. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

A car is stuck in floodwater over South Hanley Road just north of Manchester Road, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, in Brentwood, Mo. The driver escaped safely to dry land. More than 7 inches of rain in parts of Missouri led to scattered evacuations, power outages and flood warnings. (David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

In this image released by the Louisiana National Guard (LANG), soldiers with the Louisiana National Guard help two women and a dog out of the back of a high-water vehicle on Airline Road in Baton Rouge, La., after being rescued in Millerville, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. The LANG has rescued more than 3,400 people and 400 pets during search and rescue operations since operations began 48 hours ago. (1st Lt. Gomez/U.S. Army National Guard via AP)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

Blandyn LeBlanc, left, helps his friend Logan Green, bring Green's dogs off a boat, after picking them up at Green's flooded house in Central, La., Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says more than 1,000 people in south Louisiana have been rescued from homes, vehicles and even clinging to trees as a slow-moving storm hammers the state with flooding. (Travis Spradling/The Advocate via AP)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

Leanne Stockstill, center, is boated out of the Geo-Jes subdivision off Central Thruway and Frenchtown Road, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says more than 1,000 people in south Louisiana have been rescued from homes, vehicles and even clinging to trees as a slow-moving storm hammers the state with flooding. At the motor is Van Guarino, and seated foreground are helpers John Firmin, left, and Mark Mancuso. (Travis Spradling/The Advocate via AP)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

Motorists on Highway 190 drive through deep water through Holden, La., after heavy rains inundated the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said Sunday that at least 7,000 people have been rescued so far. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

In this aerial photo over Robert, La., stranded people wait on flooded U.S. Route 190 after heavy rains inundating the region Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says more than 1,000 people in south Louisiana have been rescued from homes, vehicles and even clinging to trees as a slow-moving storm hammers the state with flooding. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

In this aerial photo a boat motors between flooded homes after heavy rains inundating the region Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, in Hammond, La. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says more than 1,000 people in south Louisiana have been rescued from homes, vehicles and even clinging to trees as a slow-moving storm hammers the state with flooding. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

Lafayette firefighters bring people rescued from flood waters to the Heymann Performing Arts Center in Lafayette, La., Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says more than 1,000 people in south Louisiana have been rescued from homes, vehicles and even clinging to trees as a slow-moving storm hammers the state with flooding. (Brad Bowie/The Advocate via AP)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

Residents use a raft to evacuate as others walk out of their neighbor Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says more than 1,000 people in south Louisiana have been rescued from homes, vehicles and even clinging to trees as a slow-moving storm hammers the state with flooding. (John Oubre/The Advocate via AP)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

This aerial image shows flooded areas of North Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says more than 1,000 people in south Louisiana have been rescued from homes, vehicles and even clinging to trees as a slow-moving storm hammers the state with flooding. (Patrick Dennis/The Advocate via AP)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

Danielle Blount kisses her 3-month-old baby Ember as she feeds her while they wait to be evacuated by members of the Louisiana Army National Guard near Walker, La., after heavy rains inundating the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

People arrive to be evacuated by members of the Louisiana Army National Guard near Walker, La., after heavy rains inundating the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

People arrive an area, to be evacuated by members of the Louisiana Army National Guard near Walker, La., after heavy rains inundated the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

A Coast Guard helicopter prepares to land as members of the Louisiana Army National Guard arrive at a rally point with rescued people from rising floodwater near Walker, La., after heavy rains inundated the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

Members of the Louisiana Army National Guard unload people at a rally point after they were rescued from rising floodwater near Walker, La., after heavy rains inundated the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

Members of the Louisiana Army National Guard rescue people from rising floodwater near Walker, La., after heavy rains inundated the region, Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

Police Chief Rickey Boudreaux, rear, Rep. Stuart Bishop, from left, State Senator Page Cortez, Mayor Ken Ritter and Congressman Charles Boustany tour the flood damaged area of Youngsville, La., Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. Torrential rains swamped parts of southern Louisiana, causing widespread flooding. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP)

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Severe Flooding Strikes Southern U.S.

People wade in water near flood damaged homes in Highland Ridge Subdivision in Youngsville, La., Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. Torrential rains swamped parts of southern Louisiana, causing widespread flooding. (Scott Clause/The Daily Advertiser via AP)