Olga is expected to bring heavy rain Saturday in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi, according to the National Weather Service. The central Gulf Coasts of the Mississippi Valley and the western Tennessee Valley could receive 3 to 6 inches of rain, forecasts say.
A coastal flood of above normal tides and tornado tides is possible on Saturday as the storm moves, the weather service reported. ,
The storm, which was reduced Friday night to a post-tropical cyclone, began to disturb early Saturday. Entergy New Orleans reported at 6:00 ET that tens of thousands of customers were without power.
Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans announces hours later that its capacity has been restored.
"Travelers still have to check with their airlines for delays and cancellations as the airport resumes normal operations. "
The post-tropical cyclone still carries heavy rain and high winds, but there are no longer any characteristics that would classify it as a tropical storm," says the National Hurricane Center. Olga became a tropical storm Friday afternoon, with wind speeds ranging from 39 to 73 mph.