There's a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico that hasn't even made landfall yet and New Orleans is already experiencing truly awful and scary flooding. NOLA.com @NOLAnews Be ready, y'all... Storm surge from Invest 92L expected to bring Mississippi River to 19 feet, two feet above river's "flood stage" and dangerously close to top of New Orleans levees (as low as 20 feet in areas); flooding rains possible The latest: https://t.co/Bu5I8jp7uW 09:41 PM - 09 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Over 5 inches of rain fell over the span of two hours, and parts of the city are severely flooded. Mr. 9th Ward Shit @IAmLeakyJ Damn 😭. #NewOrleans 03:30 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Apparently, this is just the BEGINNING because the tropical system in the Gulf will likely strengthen and could eventually become a hurricane. Taylor McCrary @T4McCrary New Orleans alreading flooding in the Bywater and the Tropical Depression hasn’t even hit 01:34 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite See for yourself: It's scary out there. Ellen Gerstein @elleinthecity Crazy flooding in #NOLA today. #NewOrleans 01:51 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite People are kayaking down the street. Marianna @MaBamBa First canoe gone by. definitely making better time than the cars. 01:47 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite And, uh, swimming down the street. 𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗢𝗿𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗻𝘀 @HollygroveShawn Dude Literally On Canal Street Swimming 🏊🏾♂️ . #NewOrleans 02:49 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite That's a couch. reddit.com A COUCH! reddit.com And here's of those ice machines you see outside gas stations just calmly floating down the street. ✨✨FoxxyFoto ✨✨ @FoxxyFoto My niece works at the Starbucks on Canal. #NewOrleans #flooding 03:06 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Not ideal! This person found literal goldfish swimming on the sidewalk. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @undefined And here's some big whirlpool. Nick Reimann @nicksreimann Pumps are finally working on Fontainebleau. And yes, this is just as monstrous of a whirlpool as it looks. 04:53 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Very chill! I mean, look at this: Chris Lane @chrislane00 The joys of business travel #neworleans 02:20 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Bourbon Street is flooded. Greg Diamond @gdimeweather Bourbon Street is flooded #NewOrleans https://t.co/enXI6uwyn4 01:10 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Still, people in New Orleans are going about their daily life. Andrew Legrand, Esq. @LawByLegrand We give #nola government lots of crap, but these men from Sanitation are out here picking up floating garbage. 05:55 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Totally unfazed. Morgan Chesky @BreakingChesky Gotta hand it to these NOLA natives. Unfazed by the inundation. Canal Street living up to its name, literally. 03:26 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Super casual. colby🧬 @ccampo97 my mom just sent me this. only in new orleans 02:50 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Business as usual. 🔮Shaundrie🔮 @Shaundrie It’s #flooding in New Orleans and there is a second line parade going on. You can’t take the spirit away from this city. #wx #tropicalstormbarry #NewOrleans 07:32 PM - 10 Jul 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Gotta love New Orleans.