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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
956 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 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

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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-310856-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0042.150604T0834Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.1.ER.150604T0834Z.150606T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
956 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* from late Wednesday night until further notice.
* At  9:00 PM Friday the stage was 46.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
  to rise to near 48.5 feet by Saturday morning, June 6.
* 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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