This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NEW ORLEANS – Interstate 10 near the Texas state line has closed in both directions due to flooding.

The closure begins four miles from the Louisiana-Texas border.

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development suggests taking I-49 North to I-20 West to avoid the flooding.

Tropical Storm Harvey made a second landfall near the border overnight with 30 to 40 mph winds and a two to four foot storm surge and is expected to continue across Louisiana.

Stay tuned to WGNO for more information as this situation develops.