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

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WGUS84 KLIX 050047
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
747 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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

  Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish

  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

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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-060647-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150726T0900Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
747 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At 6:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 54.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 54.2 feet
  by Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...All river islands along the reach from Red
  River Landing to Baton Rouge will be inundated. Recreational camps
  and river bottom land will be under water. Water approaches Angola
  farm land.
* Impact...At 51.0 feet...All river islands along the reach from Red
  River Landing to Baton Rouge will be inundated. Recreational camps
  and river bottom farm land will be under water.

&&

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

$$

LAC033-121-060647-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-150809T0200Z/
/BTRL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150729T0900Z.150808T2000Z.NO/
747 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* until Saturday evening.
* At 7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 37.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday afternoon.
* 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 will be inundated.

&&

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

$$

LAC005-050723-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-150805T0723Z/
/DONL1.1.ER.150715T2120Z.150729T2200Z.150805T0123Z.NO/
747 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Donaldsonville.
* until late tonight.
* At  7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow evening.
* 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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