Flash flood warnings issued across southern Louisiana

Flash flood warnings issued across southern Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The severe thunderstorm warning for eastern Pike Co., western & northern Walthall Co. has been extended until 6:45pm.

Locally-heavy rains now falling on top of already-saturated ground has prompted the warning. Do not drive in unfamiliar areas with standing water.

A flash flood WATCH has been issued for Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, Lower Lafourche, Lower Terrebonne, Southern Tangipahoa, St. James, St. John the Baptist, Upper Lafourche, Upper Terrebonne and West Baton Rouge Parishes until 7 p.m. Friday.

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