366  
WGUS44 KLIX 171545  
FLWLIX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA  
1045 AM CDT TUE MAR 17 2015  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE HAS ISSUED  
A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...  
 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RESERVE AFFECTING ST. CHARLES...ST. JAMES AND  
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST 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.  
 

 
 
LAC089-093-095-182145-  
/O.NEW.KLIX.FL.W.0016.150327T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/RRVL1.2.ER.150327T0000Z.150330T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
1045 AM CDT TUE MAR 17 2015  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RESERVE.  
* FROM THURSDAY MARCH 26 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 9:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.9 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 26 AND CONTINUE  
TO RISE TO NEAR 25.5 FEET BY MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 30.  
* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET...MARINE AND INDUSTRIAL INTERESTS ALONG THE  
RIVER, UPSTREAM BARGE OPERATORS, AND FACILITIES ARE IMPACTED.  
NAVIGATION WILL BECOME DIFFICULT FOR SMALLER RIVER CRAFT. SAFETY  
PRECAUTIONS FOR RIVER TRAFFIC ARE URGED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3009 9079 3001 9087 2999 9048 3007 9046  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3009 9079 3001 9087 2999 9048 3007 9046  
 

 
 
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