Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1057 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

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

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

They Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and
West Baton Rouge 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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-250957-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150330T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1057 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Monday the stage was 50.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to continue rising until
  cresting at around 52.0 feet by Monday morning March 30th.
* 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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LAC033-121-250956-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0014.150327T0600Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTRL1.1.ER.150327T0600Z.150331T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1057 PM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* from late Thursday night until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Monday the stage was 33.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by early
  Friday morning and then continue to rise until cresting at around
  35.5 feet by Monday evening March 30th.
* 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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