Street flooding reported
Street flooding reported in New Orleans, The I-610 underpass closed, New Orleans officials have lifted parking restrictions Tuesday as thunderstorms move through the city, causing street flooding.
At least a dozen locations across the city were inundated as of 11:30 a.m.
The I-610 tunnel on Gentile Boulevard is closed as of 11:45 a.m., according to Streetwise, the city’s official reporting website.
Parking restrictions are lifted until 8 p.m. Residents must not close intersections, tram tracks, sidewalks or bike paths.
A flood warning is in effect until 2:15 p.m. for New Orleans, Metairie, and Keener, according to the National Weather Service in Slidell.
Forecasters said precipitation rates could approach 4 inches per hour as thunderstorms move slowly.
Street flooding was reported across the city as thunderstorms passed. If you encounter a flooded street, turn around and do not enter the water.
Report street flooding by calling 911 in New Orleans.
The flooded areas reported to Streetwise include:
*-Cute / 610 under swipe – card closed
*-300 Bourbon Street
*-Dauphin Street / St. Louis Street
*-Paris AV / I-610 E
*-Makhzen Street / Maryam Street
*-Simon Bolivar AV / Calliope Street
*-3900 N Claiborne AV
*-Gentley BLVD / I-610 E
*-4512 N Robertson Street
*-Hammond Street / Viola Street
*-Dale Street / Warfield
*-Head of the Quick Liar / Crowder Building
*-8000 DOWNMAN RD
*-Alvar St / Ann Robertson St
*-600 BLK ESPLANADE AV
*-Elisan Fields AV / N Meru Street
*-POYDRAS ST / S PETERS ST
*-Calliope St Peters St
*-N. Carrollton AV/City Park AV