Baton Rouge, LA (70809)

4:20 PM CDT on May 26, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Jefferson Terrace | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning

Elev 49 ft 30.41 °N, 91.07 °W | Updated 34 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
90.6 °F
Feels Like 96 °F
N
7.0
Wind Variable Wind from WSW

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4500 ft
Heat Index 96 °F
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 50%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 7:58 PM
New Moon, 2% visible
METAR KBTR 262053Z 20011KT 10SM FEW045 29/19 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP146 T02940189 58013
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4500 ft
Heat Index 96 °F
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 50%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:04 AM 7:58 PM
New Moon, 2% visible
METAR KBTR 262053Z 20011KT 10SM FEW045 29/19 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP146 T02940189 58013

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Flood Warning
Issued: 9:20 AM CDT May. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge.
* Until Wednesday June 14.
* At 8:00 am Friday the stage was 40.3 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to continue rising until cresting
at around 41.0 feet by Tuesday early afternoon. The river is expected
to fall below flood stage by Friday June 16th.
* Impact... at 40.0 feet... the grounds of the older part of Lousiana
state university's Campus become soggy. This includes the area
around the veterinary medicine building, the veterinary medicine
annex, the stadium and Ball fields. The city of Baton Rouge and the
main lsu Campus are protected by levees at this level.
* Impact... at 38.0 feet... river traffic and Industrial activity on the
river side of the levees will be greatly affected. Navigational
safety regulations will be strictly enforced.
* Impact... at 36.0 feet... river traffic and Industrial activity on the
river side of the levees will be greatly affected. Navigational
safety regulations will be strictly enforced.
* 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






920 am CDT Fri may 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Red River Landing.
* Until Friday June 16.
* At 8:00 am Friday the stage was 57.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to continue rising until cresting
at around 58.5 feet by Monday morning may 29th. The river is
expected to fall below flood stage by Wednesday June 21st.
* Impact... at 58.0 feet... Angola farmland on the left bank becomes
inundated.
* Impact... at 54.0 feet... all river islands along The Reach from Red
River Landing to Baton Rouge will be inundated. Recreational camps
and river bottom land will be under water. Water approaches Angola
farm land.
* 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.



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