Flood Statement
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WGUS84 KLIX 010054
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
753 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

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

  Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and
  West Baton Rouge Parishes

  Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish

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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-020653-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150726T0900Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
753 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At  5:00 PM Friday the stage was 55.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has already crested and will continue to fall
  to 54.3 feet by Wednesday August 5.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...All river islands along the reach from Red
  River Landing to Baton Rouge are inundated. Recreational camps
  and river bottom land are under water. Water approaches Angola
  farm land.

&&

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




$$

LAC033-121-020653-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/BTRL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150729T0900Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
753 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* until further notice.
* At  7:00 PM Friday the stage was 38.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has already crested and will continue to fall
  to 37.4 feet by Wednesday August 5.
* Impact...At 38.0 feet...River traffic and industrial activity on the
  river side of the levees are greatly affected. Navigational
  safety regulations will be strictly enforced.

&&

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




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LAC005-020653-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/DONL1.1.ER.150715T2120Z.150729T2200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
753 PM CDT FRI JUL 31 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Donaldsonville.
* until further notice.
* At  7:00 PM Friday the stage was 27.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has already crested and will continue to fall
  to 27.2 feet by Wednesday August 5.
* Impact...At 27.0 feet...Navigation becomes difficult for smaller
  river craft. Safety precautions for river traffic are urged.

&&

LAT...LON 3035 9113 3032 9130 3001 9087 3009 9079




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