Bertha - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

August 6, 2002

Bertha

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THE HANGOVER FROM TROPICAL STORM BERTHA. *NO RAIN* IN THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE BUT LISTEN TO THIS. SEVERAL RAIN GAUGES IN EAST FELICIANA PARISH SHOW TEN INCHES OF RAIN IN THE JACKSON AND NORWOOD AREAS. TEN INCHES! THAT'S TODAY ALONE! AND THAT HAS SET OFF FLASH FLOODING.

STORM TEAM REPORTER CARMEN IZZO SHOWS US THE WATER QUICKLY RECEDED BUT THEY'RE IN FOR A LONG WET NIGHT.

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THE EAST FELICIANA PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE SAYS WATER IS NOW RUNNING OVER HIGHWAY TEN ON THE WEST SIDE OF CLINTON AT PRETTY CREEK AND HIGHWAY TEN IS NOW CLOSED AT JACKSON. AND NOW WARNINGS DOWNSTREAM: COMITE RIVER AT JOOR ROAD IS EXPECTED TO HIT FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW NOON. THE AMITE RIVER AT DENHAM SPRINGS WILL CREST THURSDAY MORNIUNG AT FLOOD STAGE.

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