Baton Rouge, LA (70837)

7:30 AM CDT on April 27, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 69 ft 30.54 °N, 91.15 °W | Updated 34 minutes ago

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Waxing Gibbous, 64% visible
Pressure 29.70 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 8000 ft
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 7.50 out of 12
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Flu Activity Sporadic
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Pressure 29.70 in
Visibility 6.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 8000 ft
Dew Point 68 °F
Humidity 90%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 7.50 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Sporadic
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Tornado Watch
Statement as of 7:24 AM CDT on April 27, 2015

Tornado Watch 126 remains in effect until 100 PM CDT for the
following locations


La
. Louisiana parishes included are

Acadia Allen Ascension
Assumption Avoyelles Beauregard
Calcasieu Cameron East Baton Rouge
East Feliciana Evangeline Grant
Iberia Iberville Jefferson Davis
Lafayette La Salle Natchitoches
Pointe Coupee Rapides St. Landry
St. Martin St. Mary Vermilion
Vernon West Baton Rouge West Feliciana
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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




Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 4:22 AM CDT on April 27, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 7 am CDT this morning through
Tuesday early afternoon...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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.

* From 7 am CDT this morning through early 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. General
rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches can be expected through
Tuesday with isolated amounts up to 5 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.