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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
1117 AM CDT Wed Apr 1 2020

...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

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

  Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish

  Mississippi River At Reserve affecting St. Charles...St. James and
  St. John The Baptist Parishes

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

&&

LAC033-077-125-022217-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.200410T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1117 AM CDT Wed Apr 1 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 57.6 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 60.5 feet by
  Friday April 10th then begin falling.
* Impact...At 59.0 feet...The east bank levee will be topped and the
  prison farm land between the two levees will be inundated. Angola
  Landing will be under water closing the ferry there. All river
  islands along the reach from Red River Landing to Baton Rouge will
  remain inundated with recreational camps and river bottom farm land
  under water.
* Impact...At 58.0 feet...Angola farmland on the left bank becomes
  inundated.
* 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 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
  recommended.

&&

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

$$



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