Tornado, Flash Flooding in New Orleans, Jefferson

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Photo credit Donna Breakfield

The city of New Orleans issued a statement asking everyone to stay put.

"Widespread street flooding is reported across NOLA. Please stay off roads until system moves through."


welcome to New Orleans where the flood doesn’t stop in the streets

— silky slim ⚜️ (@maccpapa) July 10, 2019

Flood and North Rampart. My catch basin is clear. I don't think the pump for my neighborhood is on.

— GothTalbots™️ (@AynW) July 10, 2019

Here’s a good example of how not to drive in this rain. Irish Channel, our block never floods. @MargaretOrr

— Margaret (@margarett406) July 10, 2019

Severe thunderstorms in NOLA. Flash flood warning.

— Jason Weaving (@jweaving71) July 10, 2019

Yawwwn....morning....going to spend today getting ready for possible floods tomorr.......oh

— Paul Oswell (@Shandypockets) July 10, 2019

Lots of water flowing on Dauphine and then up Marigny St. #BeOn4

— ❚an --̇--̇--̇--̇--̇--̇ (@sandstep) July 10, 2019
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