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Flood Warning

724 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

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

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


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.


724 PM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At 6:00 PM Friday the stage was 49.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has already crested and is expected to fall to
  around 48.5 feet by Tuesday February 9th. Additional rises are
  likely thereafter due to previous rains that have fallen in the
  Ohio and Tennessee River Basins.
* 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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