WBRZ: Flooding Shuts Down Roadways During Severe Weather Tuesday

(WBRZ News 2) Major roadways in the capital area experienced slowdowns as thunderstorms roll through the capital area Tuesday.

Street flooding was first reported around 5:30 p.m. after severe weather began pounding the Baton Rouge area.

Flooding was reported in the following areas:

  • I-110 near the Governor's Mansion curve is closed in both directions
  • I-110 at N 22nd Street
  • South Acadian Thruway near I-10
  • Corporate Boulevard

A flash flood warning was issued in the capital region until 7:15 p.m.

At one point, more than 4,000 people were power in East Baton Rouge Parish. 

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