Flash flood warning issued for southeast of Louisiana

Flash flood warning issued for southeast of Louisiana

(WVUE) - The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning effective until 3:15 p.m. for several parishes in southeast Louisiana.

The warning is issued for northwestern St. Bernard Parish, southwestern Orleans Parish, and north-central Jefferson Parish.

Just after noon, flash flooding was reported across the area. Up to three inches of rain has already fallen.

Some locations that will experience flooding include New Orleans, Metairie, Chalmette, East New Orleans, Timberlane, Harvey, Marrero, Belle Chasse, Jefferson, Gretna, Westwego, Violet, Terrytown, Meraux, Arabi, Bridge City, Poydras, and Lakefront Airport.

Flooded streets in Jefferson Parish include:

  • Cleary Avenue at Mouton Street and at Third Street in Metairie is not passable.
  • 400 block of Rosa Avenue in Metairie is not passable
  • Grinell Drive/Grape Lane/Goucher Street in Terrytown has substantial amounts of water
  • Oaklawn Drive and I-10 under the overpass is almost impassable
  • 4600 block of Woodland Street not draining water starting to get into vehicles
  • Woodland Street and Mouton Street not passable
  • Richland Avenue and Mouton Street is not passable

Flooded streets in Orleans Parish include:

  • 5000 SAINT FERDINAND DR
  • DESIRE ST / N CLAIBORNE AVE
  • ETON ST / ABBEY DR
  • 3900 N CLAIBORNE AVE
  • ELYSIAN FIELDS AVE (5K01) / N MIRO ST
  • 1900 HOLIDAY DR
  • 212 NORLAND AVE
  • 3400 GARDEN OAKS DR
  • LOUISA ST / OLD GENTILLY RD
  • ELYSIAN FIELDS AVE (3Q04) / GENTILLY BLVD
  • WAKEFIELD PL / PARIS AVE
  • 6400 GENERAL MEYER AVE
  • HOLIDAY DR (4D01) / MACARTHUR BLVD
  • 3600 HOLIDAY DR
  • SAINT BERNARD AVE / CATON ST
  • LOUISA ST / OLD GENTILLY RD
  • STEPHEN GIRARD AVE / LOUISA DR
  • 5400 LAKESHORE DR
  • DESIRE PKWY / CHEF MENTEUR HWY
  • 4900 CHEF MENTEUR HWY
  • PARIS AVE / GENTILLY BLVD
  • 2000 GENTILLY BLVD
  • 100 S SOLOMON ST

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