Red Cross will re-open shelter in Gonzales

Flooding in Donaldsonville
Flooding in Donaldsonville

GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - The Capital Area Chapter of the American Red Cross will re-open the Lamar Dixon Expo Center gym in Gonzales as a shelter at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The shelter located on South St. Landry Avenue will be available for those displaced by the flooding.

The shelter opened last night and closed this morning for lack of use, but officials want to make it available again for anyone who may need it.

Volunteers will continue to help flood victims throughout south Louisiana.

They added they are continuing to work with parish officials throughout the region to determine if there are additional needs for those impacted by the flooding and severe weather.

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