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

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WGUS84 KLIX 230157
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
857 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

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

  Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and West
  Baton Rouge Parishes
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

  Mississippi River At Red River Landing affecting East Baton
  Rouge...Pointe Coupee and West Feliciana 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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-240757-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150330T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
857 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 49.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 51.0 feet by
  Monday March 30th and then begin falling.
* Impact...At 51.0 feet...All river islands along the reach from Red
  River Landing to Baton Rouge will be inundated. Recreational camps
  and river bottom farm land will be under water.
* Impact...At 48.0 feet...Access roads will be inundated and
  evacuation of all river islands must be complete. Protection of
  people and property in the river bottom land on the river side of
  the levees must be complete.
* Impact...At 46.0 feet...River traffic will become dangerous. A levee
  crevasse would flood adjacent farm land. Significant flooding of
  Raccourci Island will continue and evacuation of the island is
  recommended.
* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Between the 40 and 45 foot stage flooding of
  Raccourci Island becomes significant. At the 45 foot stage
  evacuation of the island is recommended.

&&

LAT...LON 3103 9153 3102 9170 3071 9159 3074 9137




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LAC033-121-240757-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0014.150329T0949Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTRL1.1.ER.150329T0949Z.150331T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
857 PM CDT SUN MAR 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* from Sunday March 29 until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 33.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage on Sunday March 29th and continue to
  rise to near 35.5 feet on Monday March 30th in the evening.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet...River islands from Red River Landing
  downstream to Baton Rouge will be inundated.

&&

LAT...LON 3074 9130 3071 9159 3032 9130 3035 9113




$$




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