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

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
723 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN
LOUISIANA...

  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RED RIVER LANDING AFFECTING EAST BATON
  ROUGE...POINTE COUPEE AND WEST FELICIANA 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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-250623-
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/RRLL1.1.ER.140419T2311Z.140422T2000Z.140425T1800Z.NO/
723 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RED RIVER LANDING.
* UNTIL FRIDAY EVENING.
* AT  6:00 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 48.6 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 48.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUE TO FALL TO 45 FEET BY MONDAY
  MORNING.
* 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

&&

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




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