NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Heavy rainfall deluged most of New Orleans metro on Sunday afternoon. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning at 5 p.m. for Orleans, Jefferson, St. Bernard and St. Charles parishes until 7:15 p.m., prompting the City of New Orleans to lift neutral ground parking bans.
More than 3,200 customers found themselves without power across the state, with Orleans Parish topping the list at nearly 2,000, with Tangipahoa next (500), followed by Jefferson (200).
Entergy crews worked feverishly to restore power as soon as possible.
As of 7 p.m., Entergy is reporting the following outages by parish:
|Parish Name||Customers Affected|
|E. BATON ROUGE (L)||141|
|ST. BERNARD (L)||110|
|W. BATON ROUGE (L)||49|
|ST. HELENA (L)||23|