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Afternoon storms leave over 3,000 without power in Baton Rouge

3 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, July 07 2020 Jul 7, 2020 July 07, 2020 12:43 PM July 07, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - For the second day in a row, buckets of rain dumped by afternoon storms left Baton Rouge and surrounding areas with power outages and dangerous traffic conditions.

Streets inundated with high water on Monday, were once again experiencing traffic jams on account of flooding.

As of 1:30 p.m., however, areas that briefly closed along I-110 and Capital Access were reopened.

According to Entergy and Demco, a total of 9,023 remain without power statewide and well over 3,000 of those outages are in Baton Rouge.

WBRZ will keep viewers updated with the latest on traffic and weather conditions on WBRZ + and on social media

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