NEW ORLEANS -- Storms that have continued pushing through the area have dumped inches of rain on the city and its surrounding parishes while knocking power out throughout the region.
Isidore Newman High School in Uptown New Orleans had recorded 9.76 inches of rain by 5:30 p.m. while WWLTV's French Quarter studio was up to 6.49 inches. Meanwhile, Marrero was sitting at 5.72 inches and Gretna had recorded 3.57 inches by 5:30 p.m.
In Metairie, meanwhile, Metairie Club Gardens saw 3.09 inches. St. Matthew the Apsotle in River Ridge recorded 2.21 inches.
In the Houma-Terrebonne area, three to five inches of rain fell in several hours.
Heavy rains weren't the only problem, however. Entergy's website reported extensive power outages throughout the day, including a high of more than 40,000 when storms rolled through before noon.
As of 5:20 p.m., Entergy was reporting nearly 14,500 outages statewide, with the bulk of those outages in the New Orleans area.
In Orleans Parish, which at one point had more than 37,000 outages, Entergy had worked the number down to 1,902 without power by 5:20 p.m. Jefferson Parish was reporting 996 without power while Terrebonne Parish was down to 179 after more than 1,500 had lost power during the storms.
By 7:30 p.m., most of the power was restored to the metro area.
For a more in depth look at the power outages in the area, check viewoutage.entergy.com/nola.aspx.