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Friday marks final day of rain after a week of severe weather

2 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Friday, May 21 2021 May 21, 2021 May 21, 2021 7:05 AM May 21, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Early Friday morning, Baton Rouge skies are gray as a week-long series of storms reaches its much-anticipated conclusion.

WBRZ meteorologist Marisa Nuzzo says the heavy showers that resulted in flooded homes and roadways throughout the week will make a brief appearance Friday morning before heading west, towards Texas.

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Meanwhile, traffic conditions in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas are relatively peaceful, as of 6:50 a.m., but a number of roadways remain impassable due to high water. 

Three areas to avoid are listed below:

-Greenwell Springs is closed at the Comite River

-Old Perkins (La 427) is closed at Bayou Manchac

-Bluff Rd is closed from Bluff Oaks Ave to the I-10 overpass

A full list of road closures in Ascension Parish can be found here

Throughout the day, viewers can stay updated on road/weather conditions by following @WBRZTraffic and @WBRZWeather on Twitter.

All of WBRZ's live news, weather, and traffic reports can be viewed online here

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