Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
734 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019

...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 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

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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734 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* Until Thursday August 08.
* At  7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 42.3 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to slowly fall to below flood stage
  by Thursday August 8th.
* Impact...At 40.0 feet...The grounds of the older part of Louisiana
  State University`s campus become soggy. This includes the area
  around the Veterinary Medicine building, the Veterinary Medicine
  Annex, the stadium and ball fields. The city of Baton Rouge and the
  main LSU campus are protected by levees at this level.
* Impact...At 38.0 feet...River traffic and industrial activity on the
  river side of the levees will be greatly affected. Navigational
  safety regulations will be strictly enforced.
* Impact...At 36.0 feet...River traffic and industrial activity on the
  river side of the levees will be greatly affected. Navigational
  safety regulations will be strictly enforced.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet...River islands from Red River Landing
  downstream to Baton Rouge will be inundated.

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

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
734 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019

...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 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

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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734 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At  6:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 59.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to slowly fall to 50.9 feet by
  Tuesday August 13th.
* 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.
* Impact...At 58.0 feet...Angola farmland on the left bank becomes
  inundated.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...All river islands along the reach from Red
  River Landing to Baton Rouge will be inundated. Recreational camps
  and river bottom land will be under water. Water approaches Angola
  farm land.
* 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 3074 9137 3071 9159 3102 9170 3103 9153

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