Flash flood warning across Baton Rouge area expires
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge and surrounding areas were placed under a flash flood warning as rain battered the south Louisiana Saturday.
According to the National Weather Service, the flash flood warning was set to expire at 1:00 p.m. A flash flood watch for southern Louisiana will continue until 9:00 p.m. Satuday.
Four to five inches of rain has fallen just south of Baton Rouge this morning. Other areas are receiving about 2 to 3 inches from the heavy band, according to the National Weather Service.
Sandbags are now available for East Baton Rouge Parish residents as the area remains under a flash flood warning until 1 p.m.
Current roads experiencing high water:
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