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3:14 AM CDT on April 27, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 39 ft 30.21 °N, 91.98 °W | Updated 21 minutes ago

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Flood Warning
Statement as of 9:38 PM CDT on April 26, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge.
* From late Thursday night until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Sunday the stage was 34.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
continue to rise to near 35.2 feet by Monday evening.
* 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





938 PM CDT sun Apr 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Red River Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 51.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 52.4 feet by
Monday morning then begin falling.
* 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.


Lat... Lon 3103 9153 3102 9170 3071 9159 3074 9137