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Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:50 PM CDT on April 24, 2018

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 12, 2018


The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge.
* Until Saturday may 12.
* At 8:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 37.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain mostly steady through Friday and
then begin a slow fall to 36.6 feet by Monday April 30th. The river
will then begin rising and crest near 37.7 feet Sunday
may 6th.
* 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.


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850 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Red River Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 54.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will slowly fall to near 53.6 feet by Monday
April 30th, and then begin rising again and crest near 54.8 feet
on Sunday may 6th.
* 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.



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Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
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Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
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Iowa - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Areal Flood Watch
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Minnesota - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
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Ohio - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Oregon - Record Report
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Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Flood Warning
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