356  
WGUS44 KLIX 200121  
FLWLIX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA  
821 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE HAS ISSUED  
A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...  
 
TH MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RED RIVER LANDING AFFECTING EAST BATON  
ROUGE...POINTE COUPEE AND WEST FELICIANA PARISHES  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FORECAST CRESTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED ALONG WITH  
ANTICIPATED RAIN FOR THE NEXT 12 HOURS. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE FORECASTS  
WILL BE MADE IF ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURS.  
 
DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS. REMEMBER...TWO FEET OF  
RUSHING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY MOST VEHICLES INCLUDING PICKUPS. TURN  
AROUND AND DON'T DROWN.  
 
A FOLLOWUP PRODUCT WILL BE ISSUED LATER. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER  
RADIO...LOCAL TV AND RADIO STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE PROVIDER...FOR  
THE LATEST INFORMATION. THE LATEST GRAPHICAL HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION  
CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WEATHER.GOV.  
 

 
 
LAC033-077-125-210721-  
/O.NEW.KLIX.FL.W.0038.140420T0121Z-140424T0900Z/  
/RRLL1.1.ER.140419T2311Z.140422T0000Z.140424T0300Z.NO/  
821 PM CDT SAT APR 19 2014  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RED RIVER LANDING.  
* UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 7:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 48.0 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 48.4 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  
* 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 3171 9059 3074 9137  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3103 9153 3102 9170 3171 9059 3074 9137  
 

 
 
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