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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
859 PM CDT Thu Apr 2 2020

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

  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


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.


859 PM CDT Thu Apr 2 2020

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At New Orleans.
* Until Sunday April 19.
* At  4:00 PM Thursday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage
  Wednesday April 08.
* 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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