NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Officials with the Krewe of Bacchus say that they are set to roll on time despite today's weather.
The floats are currently being boarded indoors to protect them from the rain.
At 3:45 p.m., Bacchus L, actor J.K. Simmons, and the rest of the krewe will leave the Morial Convention Center to begin boarding their floats at the start of the parade at Tchoupitoulas Street and Napoleon Avenue.
The parade will begin rolling on the traditional Uptown route at 5:15 p.m.
Huey Lewis and the News are scheduled to perform at the Bacchus Ball.