Transcript for Morgan City in the bull's-eye as hurricane makes landfall
But first, though, let's update you on our top story, Barry's slow-moving March on over Louisiana. Wind and unrelenting rain. ABC's Zachary kiesch is in hard-hit Morgan city, Louisiana, with more on that. Zachary, good morning. Reporter: Whit, good morning to you. This is just an example of the punch that Barry threw around here yesterday. You can see the size of those roots and this big tree crushed the side of this house. We talked to the folks who lived here yesterday, they weren't home and that's the good news. We saw some lights on here yesterday, that's good news, too, the entire city has been without power for the last day. It's dark, hot and it's not over yet. Tropical storm Barry continues to pose life-threatening flash flooding this morning as it slowly crawls inland. The storm dumping heavy rain over bayous. Some areas under floodwaters by several feet. Breached levees like this. Powerful winds across Louisiana knocking over power lines and leaving more than 150,000 without light. What we got is a curveball, didn't see much rain and then we get some 60, 70 mile an hour wind. Reporter: Morgan city has seven pumping stations just like this. This is one of the backup that has been brought in here. The fear is they'll beover whemd. This storm was too much for this camper. Throwing it on its side. It peeled the roof off its home and left structures like it in shambles. Officials are telling drivers to stay home and off the road. Turn around and go back. That's the source of most fataliies in flood at least here in Louisiana over the last several years. Reporter: These drivers braving the elements, pulling over to remove this downed sign blocking the highway the flooding seen for miles. This storm has our attention. It should have the attention of everybody across the state of Louisiana. This storm was slow to get here and it will be slow to leave. As you see now we're getting some bands of rain here. We anticipate we'll see more of this and we're hoping for the power to go on. Right now, the only place open in town is the waffle house, I can tell you, it's certainly a hot destination. Whit, back to you. It's always the waffle house. Every time I cover the disaster it's the waffle house. All right, go get some breakfast, Zachary. Let's get an update of the
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