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

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WGUS84 KLIX 251550
FLSLIX
Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
1050 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

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

The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and West
Baton Rouge Parishes

The 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 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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-262149-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.2.ER.180226T2315Z.180318T1900Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1050 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At 9:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 54.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to slowly fall to around 53.9
  feet by Tuesday May 1st.  A slow rise is expected thereafter.
* Impact...At 54.0 feet...All river islands along the reach from Red
  River Landing to Baton Rouge will be inundated. Recreational camps
  and river bottom land will be under water. Water approaches Angola
  farm land.
* Impact...At 51.0 feet...All river islands along the reach from Red
  River Landing to Baton Rouge will be inundated. Recreational camps
  and river bottom farm land will be under water.


&&

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



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LAC033-121-262149-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-180515T1200Z/
/BTRL1.3.ER.180303T1508Z.180320T1900Z.180515T0600Z.NO/
1050 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday May 15...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* until Tuesday May 15.
* At 10:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 37.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to fall to around 36.8 feet by
  Tuesday May 1st. A slow rise is expected thereafter.
* Impact...At 36.0 feet...River traffic and industrial activity on the
  river side of the levees will be greatly affected. Navigational
  safety regulations will be strictly enforced.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet...River islands from Red River Landing
  downstream to Baton Rouge will be inundated.

&&

LAT...LON 3035 9113 3032 9130 3071 9159 3074 9130



$$



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