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Viewer Photos: Flooding across New Orleans on August 5

NEW ORLEANS –¬†As the floodwaters rose after a torrential rainfall dropped several inches of rain on August 5, residents everywhere pulled out their phones and cameras to record the aftermath.

WGNO viewers sent in some eye-popping pictures from across the metro area.

Check out some of the best here, and send in your own pictures to pics@wgno.com.