Flash flood advisory issued ahead of rain storm; Some street flooding possible Friday
BATON ROUGE – The area is under a flash flood watch ahead of day-long rain Friday and into Saturday morning.
The National Weather Service issued the flash flood watch for Friday morning through Saturday afternoon around 1 p.m.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches will be common with higher amounts possible, a weather advisory warned. Flash flooding – particularly in troubled highway spots – is likely in some areas.
“Isolated street flooding is possible. Both commutes on Friday could be slow-going,” WBRZ’s Dr. Josh Eachus warned in his weather blog Thursday.
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