PHOTOS: Devastating Images of the Louisiana Floods
A construction site sits abandoned in high water levels. Nearly 40,000 homes have been impacted by the severe flooding.
Boats replace cars on the streets of Sorrento, Louisiana, to transport a number of dogs to dry land.
Outside a beauty supply store in Baton Rouge, people dig through piles of products damaged in the floods. Looting has been rampant in the city since the flooding began, leading the Sherriff's Office to institute a curfew.
After being relocated from spots hit by the rising water levels, people are unloaded at safer points by the Louisiana National Guard in Walker, Louisiana. At least 20,000 people have been rescued since the flooding began, according to the state's governor, John Bel Edwards.
An aerial shot shows rows of homes nearly buried by floodwater in Hammond, Louisiana.
A submerged car is reflected in the waters of the flood. At least 11 people have died as results of the flooding.
After surveying the damage on his home, Prairieville, Louisiana resident David Key boats away.
Key stands in his abandoned master bedroom, where the floodwater reaches the midway point of his windows.
Walker resident Danielle Blount carries her daughter, 3-month-old Ember, during evacuation.
An Army National Guard vehicle makes waves – literally – on the streets of Tickfar, Louisiana.
A group of cattle wades in the murky floodwater in St. Amant, Louisiana. A federal emergency has been declared in the area.
Youngsville, Louisiana, resident Jennifer Bernard kayaks on the water-filled streets with her dog, Shelby, on the front of her kayak.