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Area bracing for heavy rain on Lundi Gras

2 years ago February 11, 2013 Feb 11, 2013 Monday, February 11 2013 Monday, February 11, 2013 9:29:03 AM CST in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Officials said they were preparing for heavy rain and flooding ahead of Mardi Gras today.

The National Weather Service issued a flood watch through Tuesday afternoon as a cold front moves into the area.

Emergency officials in East Baton Rouge Parish said they'd make a decision later today about whether to not to put out sandbags. They said people should expect some localized flooding in low-lying areas prone to flood whenever there's a heavy rain event.

They said one good thing was that local rivers are below flood stage.

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