BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The National Weather Service has declared a Flood Watch is in effect through Tuesday morning.
Those under the Flood Watch could expect “widespread rainfall will become heavy at times, especially along the daily lake and gulf breezes. Rainfall rates at times will range 2 to 4 inches per hour,” according to the National Weather Service.
NWS lists these areas as under the Flood Watch:
Flood Watch FOR portions of southeast Louisiana and
Mississippi, including the following areas, in southeast
Louisiana, Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East
Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Lower Jefferson, Lower
Lafourche, Lower Plaquemines, Lower St. Bernard, Lower
Terrebonne, Northern Tangipahoa, Orleans, Pointe Coupee,
Southern Tangipahoa, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St.
John The Baptist, St. Tammany, Upper Jefferson, Upper
Lafourche, Upper Plaquemines, Upper St. Bernard, Upper
Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana.
In Mississippi, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, and Pearl River