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

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WGUS84 KLIX 260151
FLSLIX
Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
851 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

...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

  Mississippi River At Reserve affecting St. Charles...St. James and
  St. John The Baptist 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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-270751-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-170616T0900Z/
/RRLL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.170529T0600Z.170616T0300Z.NO/
851 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until Friday June 16.
* At  7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 57.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 58.5 feet by
  Monday May 29. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
  June 21.
* Impact...At 58.0 feet...Angola farmland on the left bank becomes
  inundated.
* 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.


&&

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






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LAC033-121-270751-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-170614T1800Z/
/BTRL1.3.ER.170513T2309Z.170530T0600Z.170614T1200Z.NO/
851 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* until Wednesday June 14.
* At  8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 40.3 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.0 feet by
  Tuesday May 30. The river will fall below flood stage
  Friday June 16.
* Impact...At 40.0 feet...The grounds of the older part of Lousiana
  State University`s campus become soggy. This includes the area
  around the Veterinary Medicine building, the Veterinary Medicine
  Annex, the stadium and ball fields. The city of Baton Rouge and the
  main LSU campus are protected by levees at this level.

&&

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






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LAC005-270751-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-170612T1800Z/
/DONL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.170530T1800Z.170612T1200Z.NO/
851 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Donaldsonville.
* until Monday June 12.
* At  7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 29.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 30.0 feet by
  Monday May 29. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  June 13.
* 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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LAC089-093-095-270751-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-170611T0600Z/
/RRVL1.1.ER.170521T1951Z.170530T1200Z.170611T0000Z.NO/
851 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Reserve.
* until Sunday June 11.
* At  7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 22.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet by
  Tuesday May 30. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
  June 10.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Marine and industrial interests along the
  river, upstream barge operators, and facilities are impacted.
  Navigation will become difficult for smaller river craft. Safety
  precautions for river traffic are urged.

&&

LAT...LON 3009 9079 3001 9087 2999 9048 3007 9046






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