GALLERY: Storms sweep through Baton Rouge area
BATON ROUGE - Heavy rains fell as a tornado watch was issued for the Baton Rouge area until 5.p.m Wednesday afternoon.
Several photos sent in by viewers show storm clouds overhead as the rain took a break in the late afternoon.
Tonight, a flash flood watch is in effect for the Baton Rouge area and will remain until 7 a.m. Thursday morning. A severe thunderstorm watch has also been issued toward the west of the WBRZ viewing area.
Rain is expected to continue into the overnight hours, but things should clear up Thursday.
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