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

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
1132 AM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018

...The National Weather Service in New Orleans Baton Rouge has issued
a flood warning for the following rivers in Louisiana...

  Mississippi River At New Orleans affecting Jefferson...Orleans...
  Plaquemines and St. Bernard Parishes


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.


1132 AM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018

The National Weather Service in New Orleans/Baton Rouge has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Mississippi River At New Orleans.
* until Friday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is cresting and will fluctuate near flood stage
  for several days before beginning a slow fall.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...The river level will continue making
  navigation and docking difficult. The city is protected to a
  project height of 20 feet.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Strong eddies will develop below the gage at
  Carrollton, with increased negative impacts on navigation.


LAT...LON 2997 9016 2992 8992 2988 8997 2991 9016 2999 9048 3007 9046


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