Hwy. 1 shut down in Pointe Coupee after severe weather

Hwy. 1 in Pointe Coupee Parish was shut down around 11am and has now re-opened. The closure was so crews could remove debris from the roadway.

The closure was south of Hwy. 15 and included both north and southbound traffic.

Trees and power lines were down with some of the power lines still down.

Other roadways with trees and power lines down included Hwy. 971 on Prayer Lake Rd. in Lettsworth as well as Hwy. 418. Both roadways were also shut down as officials cleared the debris.

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