Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
938 PM CDT SUN APR 26 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.

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938 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 51.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 52.4 feet by
  Monday morning 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.

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

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
938 PM CDT SUN APR 26 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.

&&

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/BTRL1.1.ER.150501T0600Z.150505T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
938 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* from late Thursday night until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 34.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
  continue to rise to near 35.2 feet by Monday 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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