Baton Rouge, LA (70873)

10:47 PM CDT on April 17, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 82 ft 30.44 °N, 91.13 °W | Updated 6 seconds ago

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METAR KBTR 180253Z 00000KT 5SM BR CLR 22/21 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP140 T02220206 53009

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Pressure 29.95 in
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METAR KBTR 180253Z 00000KT 5SM BR CLR 22/21 A2995 RMK AO2 SLP140 T02220206 53009

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Flood Warning
Statement as of 8:47 PM CDT on April 17, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Red River Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 48.7 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 50.0 feet on Saturday may 2nd..
* 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 3:48 PM CDT on April 17, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

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... Iberville...
Livingston... lower Jefferson... lower Lafourche... lower
Plaquemines... lower St. Bernard... lower Terrebonne...
Orleans... southern Tangipahoa... St. Charles... St. James... St.
John The Baptist... St. Tammany... upper Jefferson... upper
Lafourche... upper Plaquemines... upper St. Bernard... upper
Terrebonne and West Baton Rouge. In southern Mississippi...
Hancock... Harrison... Jackson and Pearl River.

* Through Saturday evening

* isolated thunderstorms are possible across the area this
afternoon with locally heavy rainfall possible. A larger area of
showers and thunderstorms is expected to move across southern
Mississippi and southeast Louisiana late tonight and during the
day on Saturday. This complex of thunderstorms is expected to be
the main threat of heavy rain over the next 24 to 36 hours. Many
areas are completely saturated. One to three inches of rain
could fall in heavier storms... with locally higher amounts.

* Areas that see heavy rainfall within a short time could
receive flood water to depths that would impact property and
people in those areas. Area creeks... streams and rivers are
also likely to experience rises... and some may rise to
bankfull or flood levels over the next several days.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy
rainfall that may 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.