Rain

Southeast Louisiana is under a flash flood watch until 7:00pm. "Heavy rain is the main story of the day with rainfall rates of 2-3" per hour possible," according to WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum. "This amount of rain could lead to flash flooding and street flooding across the New Orleans area...
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Chris Miller
June 05, 2019 - 3:04 pm
Tropical moisture is surging our way and will be bringing us rain for a few days, according to the local weather experts in the WWL-TV forecast center. Rain chances jump to 80 percent for tomorrow. "Our rainier pattern has begun," said meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. "We're expecting rain, maybe...
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GOHSEP
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
June 05, 2019 - 10:29 am
Louisiana officials are warning everyone to get ready for potentially flooding rains the rest of this week. "The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) urges everyone to prepare for heavy rainfall in portions of the state already dealing with elevated river...
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Chris Miller
June 04, 2019 - 2:56 pm
The broad area of low pressure that has the attention of the National Hurricane Center and your local weather experts in the WWL-TV forecast center is not expected to develop into a depression or Tropical Storm Barry, but it is likely to bring rain to the New Orleans area this weekend. "Invest 91...
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getty
May 12, 2019 - 12:38 pm
Ruby Slipper #NewOrleans family: our Canal and Decatur locations are closed today due to flooding ☹️ #NOLA #RubySlipper pic.twitter.com/j1XbEjj7Cv — Ruby Slipper Cafe (@RubySlipperCafe) May 12, 2019 The scene in Mid-City from early this morning as storms moved through the New Orleans area, causing...
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Thomas Perumean
May 12, 2019 - 11:54 am
Five am Sunday morning was the moment of criticality for the streets of New Orleans. Rainfall totals beyond two-inches-an-hour were outstipping pump capacity and major intersections across the downtown were filling up with water. At the intersection of Poydras and South Claiborne, traffic coming...
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NWS
Thomas Perumean
May 12, 2019 - 8:31 am
Washington Parish, Louisiana and Pearl River County, Mississippi have a lot in common. In the last few days nothing brought these two municipalities together like pounding they took from two significant storm systems. WWL-TV Meteorologist Chris Franklin described the extent of the flooding: "...
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NWS
Thomas Perumean
May 11, 2019 - 11:54 am
Heavy rainfall from a fierce, fast moving storm cut through Orleans and Jefferson Parishes has pushed into eastern Louisiana and western Mississippi, bringing flooding and closing a stretch of Interstate 59 near Poplarville, MS. Washington Parish, Louisiana and Pearl River County, Mississippi both...
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Thomas Perumean
May 11, 2019 - 7:46 am
A warm gulf storm system moved across the greater New Orleans area early Saturday morning bringing with them strong winds, inches of driving rain and severe storms. No fewer than 20 flood warnings were issued for the parishes of the surrounding area. The communities of Shell Beach and Alluvial City...
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Chris Miller
May 04, 2019 - 11:19 am
Tom Perumean reporting... Jazz Fest will open for business at 12:30 this afternoon after morning rains delayed the second Saturday of the event. The wet weather this morning caused Festival promoters to put the opening on hold around 9:30am. Jazz Fest's twitter page reported updates to the festival...
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