Pontiff Playground pumps worked overtime during Saturday’s heavy rainfall

My look at the intentional flooding of Pontiff Playground in Old Metairie during severe rain events.

Flooding in Old Metairie

Widespread flooding across the Metro area after severe weather moved through. These pictures are from Old Metairie, with the exception of the first. That one is on Causeway Blvd.

Pictures: The Rising Mississippi River

* 8:15 P.M. — LATEST RIVER READING: 16.91 FEET. FLOOD STAGE IS 17 FEET. I took these pictures in the Riverbend area at Carrollton Ave. & River Rd. On the river side of the levee, water is up way past where it normally is. The current is incredible. It’s amazing to see the number of […]

Video: The Rising Mississippi River

I shot this video today in the Riverbend area, behind Cooter Brown’s (Carrollton Ave. at River Rd.) on the river side of the levee.