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Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
829 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

...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

  Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish

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.

&&

LAC005-190829-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0018.190224T0000Z-190316T1700Z/
/DONL1.1.ER.190224T0000Z.190305T1800Z.190316T1100Z.NO/
829 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Donaldsonville.
* Until Saturday March 16.
* At  8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 25.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday February 23 and
  continue to rise to near 29.5 feet by Tuesday March 05.the river
  will fall below flood stage by Saturday March 16.
* Impact...At 27.0 feet...Navigation becomes difficult for smaller
  river craft. Safety precautions for river traffic are urged.

&&

LAT...LON 3009 9079 3001 9087 3032 9130 3035 9113

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
829 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

...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

  Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish

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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-190829-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0070.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.2.ER.181215T2215Z.190305T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
829 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At  7:00 PM Sunday the stage was 52.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 57.0 feet by
  Tuesday March 05 then begin falling.
* 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 Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
829 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

...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

  Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish

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.

&&

LAC033-121-190829-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190317T2300Z/
/BTRL1.3.ER.190106T1052Z.190305T1800Z.190317T1700Z.NO/
829 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* Until Sunday March 17.
* At  8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 35.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 40.0 feet by
  Tuesday March 05. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday
  March 17.
* Impact...At 40.0 feet...The grounds of the older part of Louisiana
  State University`s campus become soggy. This includes the area
  around the Veterinary Medicine building, the Veterinary Medicine
  Annex, the stadium and ball fields. The city of Baton Rouge and the
  main LSU campus are protected by levees at this level.
* Impact...At 38.0 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 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

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
809 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019





...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Arkansas...Mississippi...Louisiana..

  Mississippi River Near Arkansas City affecting Chicot...Desha...
  Bolivar and Washington Counties
  Mississippi River Near Greenville affecting Chicot...East
  Carroll...Issaquena and Washington Counties
  Mississippi River At Vicksburg affecting Madison...Tensas...
  Claiborne...Jefferson and Warren Counties/Parishes
  Mississippi River At Natchez affecting Concordia...Adams and
  Wilkinson Counties/Parishes

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive or walk through areas where water covers roadway! The
water may be deeper than it appears. Remember...Turn around, don`t
drown!

Mississippi River forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred
and that which is forecast to occur over the next 48 hours.

Additional information is available at:
https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=JAN

The next regularly scheduled update is expected between 8 and 10 AM.

&&

LAC029-MSC001-157-190808-
/O.CON.KJAN.FL.W.0133.000000T0000Z-190316T0300Z/
/NTZM6.2.ER.190104T1524Z.190304T1200Z.190315T1500Z.NO/
809 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019


The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Natchez
* until Friday March 15.
* At  7:00 PM Sunday the stage was 49.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 53.5 feet Monday
  March 04.
* Flood history...This crest compares to a previous crest of 54.9 feet
  on May 26 2017.
* Impact...At 53.0 feet...Some camps and houses are flooded around
  Fort Adams.
* Impact...At 51.0 feet...Water is covering the roads in old downtown
  area of Fort Adams.

&&

              Flood    Observed        Forecast 6 AM      Crest
Location      Stg   Stg Day  Time   Mon   Tue   Wed Crest Time  Date

Lower Mississippi River
Natchez        48  49.9 Sun 07 PM  49.9  50.2  50.6  53.5 06 AM 03/04


&&


LAT...LON 3101 9170 3130 9167 3193 9129 3187 9114
      3130 9147 3100 9154



$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Lake Charles La
724 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...Texas..
  Atchafalaya River At Morgan City
  Sabine River Near Deweyville

LAC099-101-181523-
/O.CON.KLCH.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MCGL1.1.ER.190112T1424Z.190124T1000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
724 PM CST Sun Feb 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Atchafalaya River At Morgan City.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:00 PM Sunday the stage was 6.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 6.2 feet by after
  midnight tomorrow. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact...At stages near 6.0 feet...Flood stage. The city dock will
  be under water. Water will cover the lower end of Belleview Front
  Street in Berwick. Vessel traffic will be affected by stronger
  river current and vessel traffic safety rules will be strictly
  enforced by the U.S. Coast Guard.


&&

LAT...LON 2997 9124 2980 9110 2939 9113 2951 9154
      2986 9139 2995 9147

$$

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