Downpours Cause Flooding in New Orleans Area

A severe thunderstorm lashed southern Louisiana on Friday, June 10, causing flooding in New Orleans and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flash flood warning for New Orleans and nearby Metairie and Kenner that was extended through at least 3:15 pm. Swaths of southern Louisiana were to remain under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 pm, the NWS said.

This video, posted on Twitter by @shawnkennedy, shows vehicles navigating driving rain in Metairie. Credit: @shawnkennedy via Storyful

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