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Alerts in Effect

Flood Warning

Issued at 20:18 Tuesday 25 February 2020
Summary

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

Mississippi River At Red River Landing affecting East Baton
Rouge...Pointe Coupee and West Feliciana Parishes

Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and
West Baton Rouge Parishes

Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish

Mississippi River At Reserve affecting St. Charles...St. James and
St. John The Baptist Parishes

The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River At Red River Landing.
* Until Tuesday March 17.
* At 6:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 58.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 58.4 feet by
Monday March 02.
* 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.
* 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.

Issued by National Weather Service

Flood Warning

Issued at 20:18 Tuesday 25 February 2020
Summary

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Louisiana...

Mississippi River At Red River Landing affecting East Baton
Rouge...Pointe Coupee and West Feliciana Parishes

Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and
West Baton Rouge Parishes

Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish

Mississippi River At Reserve affecting St. Charles...St. James and
St. John The Baptist Parishes

The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River At Baton Rouge.
* Until Saturday March 14.
* At 7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 41.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.3 feet by
Tuesday March 03.
* Impact...At 40.0 feet...The grounds of the older part of Louisiana
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.

Issued by National Weather Service



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