Baton Rouge, LA (70807)

8:28 PM CDT on April 27, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 93%
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SPECI KBTR 280117Z 00000KT 9SM -TSRA SCT009 BKN095 OVC110 18/17 A2977 RMK AO2 P0002 T01830172

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Pressure 29.77 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 900 ft
Mostly Cloudy 9500 ft
Overcast 11000 ft
Dew Point 63 °F
Humidity 93%
Rainfall 1.72 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 5.90 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Sporadic
SPECI KBTR 280117Z 00000KT 9SM -TSRA SCT009 BKN095 OVC110 18/17 A2977 RMK AO2 P0002 T01830172

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Flood Warning
Statement as of 10:58 AM CDT on April 27, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge.
* From late Friday night until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Monday the stage was 34.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Saturday morning and
continue to rise to near 35.2 feet by the evening of Monday may
4th.
* 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




1058 am CDT Mon Apr 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Red River Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:00 am Monday the stage was 51.5 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
the morning of Monday may 4th and 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




Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 4:11 PM CDT on April 27, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi...
including the following areas... in southeast Louisiana...
Ascension... Assumption... East Baton Rouge... East Feliciana...
Iberville... Livingston... lower Jefferson... lower Lafourche...
lower Plaquemines... lower St. Bernard... lower Terrebonne...
northern Tangipahoa... Orleans... Pointe Coupee... southern
Tangipahoa... St. Charles... St. Helena... St. James... St. John
The Baptist... St. Tammany... upper Jefferson... upper
Lafourche... upper Plaquemines... upper St. Bernard... upper
Terrebonne... Washington... West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana.
In southern Mississippi... Amite... Hancock... Harrison...
Jackson... Pearl River... Pike... Walthall and Wilkinson.

* Through Tuesday afternoon

* a potent upper level storm system will impact the region through
Tuesday acting on an abundance of moisture to produce several
rounds of showers and thunderstorms during the period. Heavy
rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches had already occurred over many
areas today... and additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches
can be expected through Tuesday with isolated amounts up to 6
inches possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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