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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
825 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

The Comite River At Comite Joor Rd affecting East Baton Rouge Parish


Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 24 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.


825 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday afternoon...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Comite River At Comite Joor Rd.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 8:15 PM Monday the stage was 24.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to continue rising until cresting at
  around 24.5 feet by late tonight.  The river is expected to fall below
  flood stage tomorrow late morning.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...High water will prevent recreational and
  industrial activity from Louisiana Highway 64 downstream to the
  Amite River junction. Farm animals and equipment should be moved to
  higher ground.


LAT...LON 3066 9103 3066 9114 3056 9118 3046 9108 3046 9095


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