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Flash flood watch, heavy rains continue

1 year 2 months 6 days ago November 18, 2015 Nov 18, 2015 Wednesday, November 18 2015 November 18, 2015 3:31 AM in Weather
Source: WBRZ
By: Joe Hagan

BATON ROUGE- Weather officials said a flash flood watch continues for some of the WBRZ viewing area early Wednesday morning.

Moderate rainfall is still expected through the morning hours. Be aware during the morning commute and remember to "Turn Around, Don't Drown." Only a few inches of moving water is enough to carry your vehicle.

The Department of Transportation and Development said water was over parts of the interstate system through East Baton Rouge Parish early Wednesday morning. Multiple wrecks were also reported on I-10 and I-110 during the slippery conditions. Drivers should be prepared for potential delays throughout the morning.

The WBRZ Weather team reports that some nearby areas could receive two to four inches of rain through this event. The flash flood watch remains in effect through 10 a.m. Wednesday for the following parishes and counties:

Louisiana
Ascension
Assumption
Jefferson
Lafourche
Livingston
Orleans
Plaquemines
St. Bernard
St. Charles
St. Helena
St. James
St. John the Baptist
St. Mary
St. Tammany
Tangipahoa
Terrebonne
Washington

Mississippi
Amite
Hancock
Harrison
Jackson
Pearl River
Pike
Walthall

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