Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
1058 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020

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

  Mississippi River At Red River Landing affecting East Baton Rouge...
  Pointe Coupee and West Feliciana Parishes
  Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and West
  Baton Rouge Parishes
  Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish
  Mississippi River At Reserve affecting St. Charles...St. James and
  St. John The Baptist Parishes

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 24 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.


1058 AM CST Wed Feb 19 2020

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday March 11...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Donaldsonville.
* Until Wednesday March 11.
* At 10:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 27.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 29.5 feet by
  Monday March 02. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  March 10.
* Impact...At 27.0 feet...Navigation becomes difficult for smaller
  river craft. Safety precautions for river traffic are urged.


LAT...LON 3009 9079 3001 9087 3032 9130 3035 9113