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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
619 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-251130-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-Mississippi Sound-
Lake Borgne-Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River
LA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 NM-Pointe Coupee-West Feliciana-
East Feliciana-St. Helena-Washington-St. Tammany-Iberville-
West Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge-Ascension-Livingston-Assumption-
St. James-St. John The Baptist-Upper Lafourche-St. Charles-
Upper Jefferson-Orleans-Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-
Upper Terrebonne-Lower Terrebonne-Lower Lafourche-Lower Jefferson-
Lower Plaquemines-Lower St. Bernard-Northern Tangipahoa-
Southern Tangipahoa-Wilkinson-Amite-Pike-Walthall-Pearl River-
Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
619 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southeast
Louisiana...South Mississippi and the adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

No hazardous weather is anticipated at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

There is a chance for thunderstorms in advance of a fast moving
cold front late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. A fast-
moving upper level feature Friday may prompt additional scattered
thunderstorms. Hail may occur with those storms along with
occasional lightning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

24/RR




Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
1115 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

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

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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-252215-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.2.ER.180226T2315Z.180318T1900Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1115 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 54.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain mostly steady through Friday and
  then begin falling to around 53.3 feet by late Monday.
* 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.
* 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.
* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Between the 40 and 45 foot stage flooding of
  Raccourci Island becomes significant. At the 45 foot stage
  evacuation of the island is recommended.


&&

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

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
1115 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

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

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

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.

&&

LAC033-121-252215-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-180512T0600Z/
/BTRL1.3.ER.180303T1508Z.180320T1900Z.180512T0000Z.NO/
1115 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* until Saturday May 12.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 37.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain mostly steady through Saturday
  then begin a slow fall to 36.3 feet by Tuesday morning.
* 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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