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Officials in Livingston Parish on high alert during severe weather

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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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