As Laura made landfall in southwestern Louisiana, parts of Broussard pounded by heavy rains


BROUSSARD, La. (KLFY) Hurricane Laura is dumping heavy rains across Acadiana including in the area of Broussard.

Police Chief Brannon Decou sent a picture to the KLFY newsroom near the Shannon hardware store on Nolan Road where major street flooding has occurred.

Hurricane Laura, which made landfall in southwestern Louisiana around 1 a.m. Thursday, came in as a Category 4 monster.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm came ashore near Cameron, La.

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