Officials: Morganza Spillway will not open Sunday

Louisiana

MORGANZA, La. (WAFB) A spokesperson for the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority says the Morganza Spillway will not open Sunday.

The date of the opening was pushed back to Sunday, June 9. On Wednesday, officials said they would only release 20% of the water they initially planned to send into the Atchafalaya Basin.

On Thursday, a spokesperson for CPRA announced they would not be opening the spillway on Sunday.

Read the Army Corps of Engineers’ full statement

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