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High water, downed trees reported on some roadways amid second day of storms

5 years 2 months 2 weeks ago Friday, May 10 2019 May 10, 2019 May 10, 2019 9:43 AM May 10, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

PRIDE - Some roadways are beginning to become impassable as heavy rain pounds East Baton Rouge and its surrounding areas Friday.

In the Baton Rouge area, High water has been reported in the following areas:

- Burbank at Nicholson

- Memorial Tower Drive

- Taylor at Highland

Downed trees have also been reported on some roadways.

Officials say Pride-Baywood Road and Carson Road in Pride were closed as of 9 a.m.  Drivers are advised to use an alternate route at this time.

In Iberville Parish, LA 76 has reopened north of Hurdle Road after a tree fell earlier in the day. 

This story will be updated as more roadways are impacted by high water.

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