379  
WGUS44 KLIX 161736  
FLWLIX  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS BATON ROUGE LA  
1236 PM CDT THU JUL 16 2015  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...  
 
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BATON ROUGE AFFECTING EAST BATON ROUGE AND  
WEST BATON ROUGE 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.  
 

 
 
LAC033-121-172336-  
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/BTRL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150722T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1236 PM CDT THU JUL 16 2015  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BATON ROUGE.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 12:00 PM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 37.8 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 35.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 38.2 FEET BY  
TUESDAY EVENING.  
* 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  
 

 
 
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