5:30AM FORECAST from Meteorologist Scot Pilie — Flash Flooding ongoing across New Orleans Metro. Here’s the breakdown:
Please take the flash flooding ongoing seriously across the Metro New Orleans area. Myself & several of my coworkers were barely able to make it into work. Flooding has gotten worse since then! Do NOT travel if possible!
DON’T DRIVE if you don’t have to this morning! Flash Flood Warning extended until 8AM.
Numerous roads impassable in Metairie/Kenner/River Ridge/New Orleans. Additional heavy rainfall moving into waterlogged parts of the Southshore. Please send in flooding reports/pictures!
Additional 1-3″ of rainfall possible over the next few hours. Flash flood Watch in effect until 4PM.