371  
WGUS44 KLIX 120135  
FLWLIX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA  
735 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE HAS ISSUED  
A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAC033-077-125-130735-  
/O.NEW.KLIX.FL.W.0011.160216T0600Z-000000T0000Z/  
/RRLL1.1.ER.160216T0600Z.160222T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
735 PM CST THU FEB 11 2016  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RED RIVER LANDING.  
* FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 6:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 46.4 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 48.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND  
CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 49.0 FEET BY MONDAY FEBRUARY 22ND.  
* 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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3103 9153 3102 9170 3071 9159 3074 9137  
 

 
 
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