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

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WGUS84 KLIX 190200
FLSLIX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA
900 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

...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 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.

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LAC033-077-125-200800-
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/RRLL1.1.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
900 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 48.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 49.7 feet by
  Tuesday evening. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
  A crest near 50.0 feet is forecast to occur on May 2.
* 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

$$


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