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.