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Urban and small street flooding advisory issued for parts of Orleans, Jefferson Parishes

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small street flood advisory until 7 p.m. Sunday. The advisory, issued Sunday at 5:05 p.m. affects poor drainage areas in northern Jefferson Parish and west central Orleans Parish.

According to the NWS, street flooding has been reported in Lakeview and Mid City in New Orleans, as well as, areas around West Esplanade Avenue and the 17th Street Canal in Metairie.

The affected areas has seen up to three and a half inches of rain, according to the NWS.

NWS Officials advised drivers to stay away from flooded streets and not to attempt to drive their vehicles through the flood water.

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