BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The heavy rains that passed through south Louisiana on Friday morning and those expected throughout the day prompted the National Weather Service to issue flash flood watches and warnings.
The rain caused problems for some areas of East Baton Rouge Parish. Below is a list of some of those issues and where they happened.
The flash flood watch is in effect for the Metro Baton Rouge area that included the following Louisiana parishes and Mississippi counties.
Chief Meteorologist Jay Grimes said radar indicated 2" to 3" of rain had fallen as of 9:30 a.m.
The watch is scheduled to be in effect until 6 p.m. A flash flood warning was issued for the southwestern part of Louisiana.