East Baton Rouge Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 10:11 PM CDT on April 19, 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Mississippi River at Red River Landing. * Until late Wednesday night. * At 9:00 PM Saturday the stage was 48.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 48.0 feet. * Forecast...the river is expected to continue rising until cresting at around 48.4 feet by Tuesday morning. The river is expected to fall below flood stage by Wednesday night. * 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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