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

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WGUS84 KLIX 041605
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
1105 AM CDT MON MAY 4 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.

&&

LAC033-077-125-052205-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1105 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Monday the stage was 52.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 50.5 feet
  by Saturday morning.
* 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.

&&

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

$$

LAC033-121-052204-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-150506T1200Z/
/BTRL1.1.ER.150430T2113Z.150503T2100Z.150506T0600Z.NO/
1105 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* until Wednesday morning.
* At 10:00 AM Monday 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 continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Wednesday morning.
* 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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