Louisiana Is A Flood Plain – It Floods There Frequently

Louisiana suffers massive floods all the time. Here is a small sampling of their larger ones.

In 1874, Louisiana flooding was the calamity of the century.

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15 Aug 1874 – AMERICA. – Trove

Eight years later, they had another massive flood in 1882.

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01 Apr 1882 – FATAL FLOODS IN LOUISIANA. – Trove

Eight years later, they had another massive flood in 1890.

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29 Apr 1890 – THE LOUISIANA FLOOD. – Trove

Nineteen years later, they had another massive flood in 1909.

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25 Sep 1909 – TIDAL WAVE AND FLOOD. – Trove

Three years later, they had another massive flood in 1912.

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17 Jun 1912 – MISSISSIPPI FLOODS – Trove

Fifteen years later in 1927, Louisiana suffered the worst flood in US history. The 1927 flood led to mass migrations of black people from the south into northern cities.

On Good Friday, April 15, 1927, 15 inches of rain poured on New Orleans within 18 hours, causing water to rise four feet in parts of the city.

American Experience | New Orleans | People & Events | PBS

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04 May 1927 – LOSING BATTLE. – Trove

They had another massive flood in 1953.

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21 May 1953 – Flood Crisis In Louisiana – Trove

There have been many more floods in Louisiana, but I need to take the dogs for a walk and don’t have time to list them all. People who claim that Louisiana flooding has something to do with CO2, are complete morons.

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10 Responses to Louisiana Is A Flood Plain – It Floods There Frequently

  1. Steve Case says:

    What are your dogs names, and if you google the flood of 1900 the flood of 1901 and so on there’s a flood somewhere every year.

  2. Password protected says:

    Hot, cold, flood and drought.
    Its a miracle molecule.

  3. gregole says:

    Cajun Navy to the rescue!


    I love Louisiana, the people, the food, the music! God speed the recovery of those in need.


  4. gator69 says:

    I doubt this will help Dr Ofwhat.

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  6. Andy DC says:

    An excellent job on your part, Tony. Intuitively, you would think a place like Louisiana, prone to slow moving tropical systems and stalled out cold fronts, would receive huge floods from time to time.

    You have done a great job of documenting that fact, even going back 100 years or more, that Louisiana has a history of massive floods. These alarmists are a joke. They could put every restriction they want on energy use and Louisiana would still get frequent floods.

    Meanwhile, the unprecedented hurricane drought continues with no end in sight.

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