Flood warning lifted for New Orleans

</SPAN>Associated Press
Posted on May 27, 2011 at 2:54 PM
Updated today at 2:53 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) ? The National Weather Service has cancelled a flood warning for the Mississippi River at New Orleans and other areas downriver.

The weather service on Friday lifted the flood warning for Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes, but it remains in effect for areas farther upriver, including Baton Rouge.