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

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WGUS84 KLIX 031551
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1051 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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

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

  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 12 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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-042151-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1051 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At  9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 52.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 52.4 feet through tomorrow
  morning, then begin slowly falling to 51.3 feet next Friday.
* 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 3103 9153 3102 9170 3071 9159 3074 9137

$$

LAC033-121-042150-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-150507T1200Z/
/BTRL1.1.ER.150430T2113Z.150503T0000Z.150507T0600Z.NO/
1051 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* until Thursday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Sunday the stage was 35.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 35.2 feet through Tuesday
  mroning, then begin slowly falling.
* Impact...At 35.0 feet...River islands from Red River Landing
  downstream to Baton Rouge will be inundated.

&&

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

$$



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