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

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1148 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

...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

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.

&&

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/RRLL1.1.ER.140419T2311Z.140422T0000Z.140424T1200Z.NO/
1148 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RED RIVER LANDING.
* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT 10:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 48.5 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 48.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 48.5 FEET BY
  TOMORROW EVENING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  THURSDAY MORNING APRIL 24TH.
* 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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