The National Weather Service issued flood warnings Sunday for various rivers across South Louisiana.
A flood warning for the Pearl River near Bogalusa, which affects St. Tammany and Washington parishes, and Hancock and Pearl River counties in Mississippi, is scheduled to end about 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Flood warnings also were issued for the Bogue Chitto River near Bush in St. Tammany Parish; the Bogue Falaya River at Boston Street in Covington; and the Tchefuncte River above U.S. 190 near Covington.
No significant flooding had been reported on any South Louisiana rivers Sunday afternoon, but minor flooding is expected at various points and times, said Mike Shields, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Slidell.
Shields said 2.76 inches of rain had fallen at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner and 4.24 inches at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport in the last 24 hours.
Shields said 1.9 inches of rain had fallen at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport during the same time frame.
The National Weather Service also posted flood warnings for the Biloxi, Wolf and Chickasawhay rivers in Mississippi.
A 60 mph wind gust was reported at Gulfport, and some trees and power lines were downed in Harrison County, Miss.
Just before noon, Entergy Corp. reported nearly 4,000 customers without power in Orleans and Jefferson parishes.
Sunday’s French Quarter Festival in New Orleans was expected to continue as rain moved east. The Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival was also expected to continue.
A warning for the Tickfaw River at Liverpool in St. Helena Parish ends Tuesday evening, and another warning for the Tangipahoa River near Robert ends Thursday afternoon.