Flood Warning
Issued by NWS New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA

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FLWLIX
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
1034 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...The National Weather Service in New Orleans Baton Rouge has issued
a flood warning for the following rivers in Louisiana...

  Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and
  West Baton Rouge 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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/BTRL1.2.ER.180303T2100Z.180316T1100Z.180322T1547Z.NO/
1034 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

The National Weather Service in New Orleans/Baton Rouge has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* from Saturday March 03 to Thursday March 22.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 28.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage on Saturday March
  3rd and will continue to rise to near 39.5 feet by Friday March 16th.
* 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.

&&

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

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