Flood Statement
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FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1102 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following river points in
Louisiana...

The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and West
Baton Rouge Parishes

The 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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-272202-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150329T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1102 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 51.5 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 next Sunday and then remain around 52.0 feet
  through next Tuesday.
* 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.

&&

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




$$

LAC033-121-272202-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0014.150327T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTRL1.1.ER.150327T0000Z.150329T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1102 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* from this evening until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 34.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by this
  evening and then continue to rise until cresting at around 35.5 feet
  by next Sunday morning. The river is expected to remain at or near
  35.5 feet through next Tuesday afternoon.
* 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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