Baton Rouge experienced nine inches of rainfall during Thursday floods

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Many are wondering what caused yesterday’s flash flooding to be so severe.

Aside from the fact that there should be changes made to the drainage system in the city, there were some high levels of water recorded in our area. 

By city, here are the levels from yesterday in inches:

Baton Rouge8.97
2 North Walker6.75
Albany5.68
St. Gabriel5.32
2 West Baton Rouge4.45
Prarieville4.44
Zachary3.70
Lutcher3.09
2 SSW Hammond3.06
Hammond3.01
Gonzales2.90
Hammond2.87
Gramercy2.61
Covington2.27
Covington2.02
Covington1.99
Madisonville1.71
New Orleans1.62
Slidell1.55
Gramercy1.38
Vacherie1.38
South Gramercy1.32
Thibodaux1.24
Metairie1.22
New Orleans1.21
2 NE Bridge City1.19
Napoleonville1.09
Thibodaux1.06
Bogue Chitto1.06
Bayou Cane1.04
New Orleans1.00

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