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Red Cross helps out those affected by Tropical Storm Lee

Baton Rouge, La (FOX44) — Throughout the storm the Red Cross has been ready to help people impacted by the floods.

Tree damages house

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX44) — A mother and daughter received quite a scare when a tree fell on their home this morning.

Sunday update on Tropical Depression Lee

Tropical Storm Lee has weakened to a Depression. Winds are 35 mph and that general strength is forecasted to continue through tonight and early tomorrow.

Fallen trees cause major damage in Capitol City

BATON ROUGE, LA (FOX44)  -- Tropical Storm Lee pushed nearly six inches of rain in Baton Rouge within a 24 hour period. All that moisture has made the the ground very soft.

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.

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.

Friends say missing teacher's husband was abusive

BRUSLY, La (FOX44) — There is still no sign of the Brusly High School teacher who went missing nearly two months ago. Now, friends are opening up about the rocky relationship with her husband leading up to her disappearance.

Baker residents tackle concerns over crime

BAKER, La (FOX44) — Peron McCastle likes to walk through his neighborhood before dawn, but lately, he has changed his routine.