Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
1053 AM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

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

  Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and West
  Baton Rouge Parishes
  Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish
  Mississippi River At New Orleans affecting Jefferson...Orleans...
  Plaquemines and St. Bernard 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

  Mississippi River At Reserve affecting St. Charles...St. James and
  St. John The Baptist Parishes

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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1053 AM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 60.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 60.5 feet by
  Monday April 13 then begin falling.
* Impact...At 59.0 feet...The east bank levee will be topped and the
  prison farm land between the two levees will be inundated. Angola
  Landing will be under water closing the ferry there. All river
  islands along the reach from Red River Landing to Baton Rouge will
  remain inundated with recreational camps and river bottom farm land
  under water.

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

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
1053 AM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

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

  Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and West
  Baton Rouge Parishes
  Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish
  Mississippi River At New Orleans affecting Jefferson...Orleans...
  Plaquemines and St. Bernard 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

  Mississippi River At Reserve affecting St. Charles...St. James and
  St. John The Baptist Parishes

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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1053 AM CDT Thu Apr 9 2020

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday April 29...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* Until Wednesday April 29.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the stage was 42.9 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.3 feet by
  Sunday April 12. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
  April 29.
* Impact...At 43.0 feet...Shipping and industrial activities are
  significantly affected. Unprotected low-lying areas will be flooded
  and agricultural operations will be impacted on the west side of
  the river. The city of Baton Rouge is protected by levees at this
  level.

&&

LAT...LON 3035 9113 3032 9130 3071 9159 3074 9130

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