New Orleans, LA – New Orleans remains under a flash flood watch while bands of heavy rain suddenly vanish, giving city pumps a chance a catch up. Floodwater is being dumped into Lake Pontchartrain north of the city. Mayor Mitch Landrieu advises residents to take advantage of breaks in the storm to make sure street drains are clear of debris. A state of emergency remains in effect while the erratic storm creeps north. Tropical Storm Lee is flooding several coastal communities. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is asking residents to remain vigilant. Several tornado warnings remain in effect.
For WWNO, I'm Eileen Fleming.