Street Flooding

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David Blake
August 13, 2019 - 12:58 pm
We all know the drill: a big shower dumps inches of rain on New Orleans in a short period of time, and then often comes street flooding. An LSU study of rain events over the last six decades shows showers have gotten more intense and drop more rain in a shorter period of time, causing increased...
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Chris Miller
July 20, 2019 - 6:14 pm
A powerful thunderstorm developed over New Orleans Saturday afternoon and before too long, streets in the CBD and other areas had gone under water. pic.twitter.com/DZpSU5qDUx — Mady Duncan (@itsmadyyall) July 20, 2019 The flash flood led to many to question whether Sewerage and Water Board drainage...
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As flood waters filled streets across New Orleans this morning, many people sought higher ground. Others took advantage of the situation, like one person seen swimming laps down Canal Street. Dude Literally On Canal Street Swimming ----♂️ . #NewOrleans pic.twitter.com/SEvIUqyCTH...
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Donna Breakfield
July 10, 2019 - 9:02 am
A tornado was spotted near the UNO campus along the New Orleans lakefront this morning amid a series of training storm cells that also have been causing widespread street flooding in the New Orleans area. The city of New Orleans issued a statement asking everyone to stay put. "Widespread street...
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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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Chris Miller
June 05, 2019 - 1:31 pm
The city of New Orleans is warning residents to get ready for a few days of heavy rain, and has given the okay for car owners to park their vehicles on neutral grounds. "Parking restrictions on neutral grounds and sidewalks will be suspended beginning at 6 p.m. today and will remain suspended until...
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David Blake
May 13, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Was it once again too much rain in a fairly short period of time, or a drainage system failure? The latest incident will be investigated as the pressure continues to mount on the Sewerage and Water Board and the city of New Orleans.. City Councilman Joe Giarrusso has a number of questions he wants...
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Jack Harris
Auto repair shops are bracing for an onslaught of water logged car repairs today as they open for business after yesterday's street flooding. The Mother's Day Deluge has many people cleaning up from flood waters that got into some homes and businesses too. "We had four to five inches of rain," WWL...
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