Flash flooding on major Monroe, West Monroe roadways, cars stalled

Published: Aug. 10, 2022 at 11:14 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 10, 2022 at 1:14 PM CDT
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UPDATE: 12:45 a.m. - I-20 is now clear. Check the Facebook post below for updates on Monroe road conditions.

There are multiple reports from flooded areas of cars stalling in floodwater. You should not drive through flooded streets, officials say.

Click here to see video and pictures of flooded roadways throughout Monroe and West Monroe.

UPDATE: 12:20 a.m. - The City of Monroe has reported flash flooding on several major roadways.

The city is updating road conditions in the following Facebook post:

Here are some of the roadways they say are impacted. See the above post for updates.

  • South Grand @ Apple Street
  • 1500 block of Desiard Street
  • Plum Street underpass
  • Lea Joyner Expressways
  • Jackson Street @ Standifer
  • DeSiard @ South 24th
  • Wood @ North 6th.

UPDATE: 11:35 a.m. - West Monroe police say there are two wrecks on the interstate.

One is a two-vehicle crash at the Thomas Road exit on I-20 eastbound. It is now cleared.

The second crash was at the Stella Mill exit. That one has been cleared.

An incident/not a crash: 18 wheeler slid off the road between Thomas and Stella.

Police say avoid getting off on Mill Street, Cypress Street, and Stella because they are underwater.

WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Traffic has slowed to a crawl on I-20 in West Monroe after a reported crash.

The crash was reported near the Stella Mill exit on I-20 eastbound. At least one lane is blocked.

Click here to get the latest updates from emergency agencies.

Click here to see the latest forecast for our area.

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