Copters, Boats Rescue Survivors in Vermilion

Rescue crews were working to help survivors even as the storm was coming ashore Saturday.

Rescue crews were working to help survivors even as the storm was coming ashore Saturday. Amy Walters, NPR hide caption

itoggle caption Amy Walters, NPR

Boats and helicopters are being used to search for people stranded by floodwaters in southwestern Louisiana. Sunday in low-lying areas of Vermilion Parish, less than 100 miles from the Texas border, rescue workers are hoping to remove the last of those who stayed behind. Beth Fertig of member station KRVS reports.

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