Parts of the New Orleans area are under a flash flood warning Monday (Oct. 2) as a front of showers and thunderstorms moves through the area. The warning is in effect until 3:15 p.m.
The National Weather Service said radar around 11:15 a.m. showed heavy rain from thunderstorms crossing Jefferson, Orleans, St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes. The area will remain under a flood advisory until 4:30 p.m.
Forecasters said up to 3 inches have already fallen in the affected area. Another 2-4 inches are possible.
The warning affects areas in:
- Western St. Bernard Parish
- Southwestern Orleans Parish
- North central Jefferson Parish
Cities and towns in the warning area that could experience street flooding include:
- New Orleans
- New Orleans East
- Belle Chasse
- Bridge City
Source : http://www.nola.com/weather/index.ssf/2017/10/flood_advisory_new_orleans_rai.html