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Power is out all over Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - Entergy is reporting thousands of customers are in the dark. They says there are scattered reports of outages all throughout Baton Rouge.

Rivers rising to dangerous levels

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - The heavy rain in parts of the state also impacting rivers and creeks across the state. This creek behind the Hyatt hotel on Bluebonnet is usually pretty shallow.

Residents fight flood in different ways

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44) - In Baton Rouge, the flood fight is hitting close to home for many in the capital city. Some are using different ways to stop the rising water. Jessica Stick's yard is completely flooded.

Local flights to possibly experience delays due to Tropical Storm Lee

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Traveling is one of the biggest events that happens every year over Labor Day weekend. This year, however, a disturbance in the Gulf may ruin many travel plans.

Roads closed to due T.S. Lee's heavy rain

Last updated on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 6:40 p.m. Terrebonne Parish

Unrestrained driver loses life in single car accident

POINT COUPEE PARISH, LA (FOX44) -- The Louisiana State Police believe a 27-year-old man was impaired at the time of an accident that took his life.

Red Cross opens local shelter

LIVINGSTON PARISH - (RED CROSS) — WHAT: Shelter opening in Walker as tropical storm impacts Livingston Parish.

Local River Forecast Stages

StormTracker — Click here for the current river stages and forecast crest.

Morgan City residents not concerned about Lee

MORGAN CITY (FOX44) — Morgan City is bracing for a possible direct hit once Tropical Storm Lee slams into Louisiana. They're expecting more than a foot of rain over the weekend, but residents aren't panicking.

Southern University facing financial woes

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — Southern University faculty are hoping to stop the school's governing board from declaring a financial emergency.