Inspired by a photo of some vacant, floating folding chairs at the New Orleans Jazz Fest, a Mandeville man on Sunday got an idea for a, say, interesting way of dealing with floodwaters.

In this video, Mandeville's Tina Carpenter caught a video clip of her husband drinking a beer in a flooded part of town.

"Having a bud in the flood," she joked.

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The National Weather Service extended its flood watch for south Louisiana until 7 p.m. Monday as more heavy rain is expected.