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Three flooded cars are seen on Gentilly Blvd. near Paris Ave. in New Orleans, La. Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. A flood gauge nearby said 2 feet of water.

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON

Morris Jeff Community School will be closing early Monday due to heavy rain and flash flooding in New Orleans.

Students will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m., the school said in a news release. Buses will be at the school at 2:30 p.m. Parents and guardians are encouraged to come pick up students.