Flash flood warning posted for 1 million people in New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, other areas

A flash flood warning was issued Saturday at mid-day (April 14) for almost 1 million people in New Orleans, Jefferson Parish and nearby areas. It remains in effect until 3:15 p.m.

The National Weather Service cautioned against walking or driving through water and advised people in low-lying areas to move to higher ground.

A similar warning was in place for east St. Tammany Parish and parts of Hancock and Pearl River counties in Mississippi.


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Drew Broach covers Jefferson Parish politics and Louisiana interests in Congress, plus other odds and ends, for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Email: dbroach@nola.com. Facebook: Drew Broach TP. Twitter: drewbroach1. Google+: Drew Broach.

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