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756 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following river 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.


756 PM CST SAT FEB 13 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* from Wednesday evening until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 46.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage by
  Thursday February 18th and then continue rising until cresting at
  around 49.0 feet on Monday February 22nd.
* 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.
* Impact...At 46.0 feet...River traffic will become dangerous. A levee
  crevasse would flood adjacent farm land. Significant flooding of
  Raccourci Island will continue and evacuation of the island is


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


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