Recap of Thursday’s Heavy Rain

Local News

As most South Louisiana residents expected, heavy rain caused flooding, traffic, and minor accidents in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas.

A man from Slaughter captured flooded roadways on Lemon B Road. He said he had to help his neighbors out of ditches. 

DOTD captured a video of drivers entering a flooded ramp on interstate I-10 near Acaidian Thrwy.

There were also reports of flooding in Zachary near Church Street.

As we prepare for more heavy rain Friday, May 10, local officials are asking residents to make smart choices and be aware of any road closures. 

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