BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A flash flood watch remains in effect for a large section of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi, but it was canceled for some parts of the area.
The flash flood watch was canceled early Friday morning for East Baton Rouge Parish, East Feliciana Parish, Iberville Parish, Pointe Coupee Parish, West Baton Rouge Parish, West Feliciana Parish and Wilkinson County.
A flash flood watch is currently scheduled to last until 7 p.m. It continues for the following parishes:
St. John the Baptist
It also remains in effect for the following counties in Mississippi:
Heavy rainfall is expected in many areas through late Friday afternoon as bands of showers and thunderstorms continue to develop. Rainfall amounts of one to two inches are expected with locally higher amounts of three to five inches possible.
Some areas could experience the bulk of this heavy rain in a brief period of time, resulting in localized flash flooding.