Flood Statement
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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WGUS84 KLIX 040324
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
924 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

The Amite River At Denham Springs AFFECTING East Baton Rouge and
Livingston Parishes

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 12 hours. Adjustments to the forecasts
will be made if additional heavy rainfall occurs.

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember, two feet of
RUSHING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY MOST VEHICLES INCLUDING PICKUPS. TURN
AROUND AND DON`T DROWN.

A followup product will be issued later. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio, local tv and radio stations...or your cable provider, for the
latest information. The latest graphical hydrologic information can
also be found at Weather.Gov.

&&

LAC033-063-050924-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0008.150304T1124Z-150305T1800Z/
/DENL1.1.ER.150304T1124Z.150305T0000Z.150305T1200Z.NO/
924 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...Flood Warning extended until Thursday afternoon...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Amite River At Denham Springs.
* from late tonight to Thursday afternoon.
* At 8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 27.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by
  early tomorrow morning. The river is expected to continue rising
  until cresting at around 30.0 feet by tomorrow evening. The river is
  expected to begin slowly falling thereafter and then fall below flood
  stage by Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 30.0 feet...Flooding will begin in the westernmost parts
  of Denham Springs. River Road at the foot of Benton Lane will
  flood.
* Impact...At 29.0 feet...Flooding will begin in the westernmost parts
  of Denham Springs.

&&

LAT...LON 3050 9095 3049 9102 3044 9100 3045 9093




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