Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
1013 AM CDT Mon May 27 2024

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

  Mississippi River At Red River Landing affecting East Baton Rouge,
   West Feliciana and Pointe Coupee Parishes.

For the Lower Mississippi River...including Red River Landing, Baton
Rouge, Donaldsonville, Reserve, New Orleans...Minor flooding is
forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/lix.  Click
on the Rivers and Lakes menu for forecasts and observations.

The next statement will be issued late tonight at 1215 AM CDT.

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1013 AM CDT Mon May 27 2024

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL FRIDAY, JUNE 14...

* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE...Mississippi River at Red River Landing.

* WHEN...Until Friday, June 14.

* IMPACTS...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.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - At 9:00 AM CDT Monday the stage was 50.9 feet.
  - Bankfull stage is 46.0 feet.
  - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
    Friday, June 14 and continue falling to 44.3 feet Monday,
    June 24.
  - Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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


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