Jul 182011
 

Locations of reported street flooding (via New Orleans Office of Emergency Preparedness)

Monday morning’s downpour caused street flooding across the New Orleans area, including along Tchoupitoulas and through the Lower Garden District.

Officials warned of impassable water at the following Uptown locations:

  • Tchoupitoulas and Jackson
  • Calliope and Baronne
  • Philip and Chestnut
  • Tchoupitoulas from Louisiana to Napoleon
  • Magazine from Calliope to Tchoupitoulas
  • St. Charles and Amelia

“Please think safety first and avoid driving through flooded streets,” urged the city Office of Emergency Preparedness.

The flood warning is in place until 9:45 a.m.

Flooding was also heavy on the Westbank, officials reported.

  • Owen Courreges

    My car got three inches of water in it at Prytania and Josephine. I had water up to my front steps. Goodness knows why they waited so long to turn on the pumps.

  • Anonymous

    Does anyone know how Carondolet did?