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WATCH: Nicholas brings street flooding to some parts of capital area

1 week 2 days 12 hours ago Wednesday, September 15 2021 Sep 15, 2021 September 15, 2021 2:29 AM September 15, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Streets flooded in some neighborhoods around Baton Rouge and its surrounding areas Tuesday as Tropical Depression Nicholas brought significant rainfall to southeast Louisiana.

The storm made landfall in Texas overnight but is expected to drop heavy rain on much of the WBRZ viewing area through Wednesday. A flash flood watch is currently in effect for all of south Louisiana and parts of Mississippi and Texas.

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High water has also been reported on some highways in the Baton Rouge area, specifically Scenic Highway between 71st and Gouchaux and between 69th and 79th, Tuesday afternoon. 

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