A flash flood warning was issued for New Orleans on Friday morning
The National Weather Service handed down the warning at about 10:45 a.m., and it is active until 12 p.m.
“The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Flash Flood Warning for: Orleans Parish in southeast Louisiana. This includes the cities of: New Orleans, East New Orleans. St. Bernard Parish in southeast Louisiana,” it said.
The Weather Service also wrote: “At 10:26 am CDT, National Weather Service meteorologists detected very heavy rain from thunderstorms over Orleans and northern St. Bernard parishes.
“Locations In the warning include but are not limited to Lakefront Airport and the city of New Orleans.”