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
821 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE HAS ISSUED
A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...

TH 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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-210721-
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/RRLL1.1.ER.140419T2311Z.140422T0000Z.140424T0300Z.NO/
821 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RED RIVER LANDING.
* UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* AT  7:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 48.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 48.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING UNTIL CRESTING
  AT AROUND 48.4 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
  FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* 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
* 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
* IMPACT...AT 45.0 FEET...BETWEEN THE 40 AND 45 FOOT STAGE FLOODING OF
  RACCOURCI ISLAND BECOMES SIGNIFICANT. AT THE 45 FOOT STAGE
  EVACUATION OF THE ISLAND IS RECOMMENDED

&&

LAT...LON 3103 9153 3102 9170 3171 9059 3074 9137

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LAT...LON 3103 9153 3102 9170 3171 9059 3074 9137




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