Flood advisory in effect for western Orleans Parish; up to 5 inches expected in Jefferson
NEW ORLEANS – The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for western Orleans Parish until 11:30 a.m.
Heavy rains are already causing standing water in some areas.
Jefferson Parish reports the Jefferson Parish is at a slight risk of severe weather and heavy rainfall during the morning hours.
This system could produce up anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of rain in some areas, according to parish government.