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

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
508 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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!

&&

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508 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* At 4:00 PM Monday the stage was 47.9 feet.
* Fell below flood stage at 11:00 AM Monday.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to near 47.5 feet
  by Friday morning.
* 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.

&&

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

$$



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