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

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WGUS84 KLIX 071859
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
159 PM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...The flood warning continues 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 12 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.

&&

LAC033-121-090059-
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/BTRL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.150718T1200Z.150718T1648Z.NO/
159 PM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* until Saturday July 18.
* At  1:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 35.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 37.0 feet by
  Saturday July 18.
* 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 are inundated.

&&

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




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