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WGUS84 KLIX 191617  
FLSLIX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE, LA  
1117 AM CDT FRI JUL 19 2019  
 
...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  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FORECAST CRESTS ARE BASED UPON RAINFALL THAT HAS OCCURRED ALONG WITH  
ANTICIPATED RAIN FOR THE NEXT 24 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.  
 

 
 
LAC033-077-125-202217-  
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0070.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/RRLL1.2.ER.181215T2215Z.190317T1000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
1117 AM CDT FRI JUL 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RED RIVER LANDING.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 58.9 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 48.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO A STAGE OF 58 FEET BY  
JULY 21 AND CONTINUE FALLING SLOWLY.  
* 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.  
 

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

 
 
LAC033-121-202217-  
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190808T0600Z/  
/BTRL1.3.ER.190106T1052Z.190617T0000Z.190808T0000Z.NO/  
1117 AM CDT FRI JUL 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BATON ROUGE.  
* UNTIL THURSDAY AUGUST 08.  
* AT 10:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 41.6 FEET.  
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 35.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
WEDNESDAY AUGUST 07.  
* 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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3035 9113 3032 9130 3071 9159 3074 9130  
 

 
 
LAC005-202217-  
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-190731T1800Z/  
/DONL1.2.ER.000000T0000Z.190717T2300Z.190731T1200Z.NO/  
1117 AM CDT FRI JUL 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT DONALDSONVILLE.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY JULY 31.  
* AT 10:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 29.6 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 27.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
WEDNESDAY JULY 31.  
* IMPACT...AT 27.0 FEET...NAVIGATION BECOMES DIFFICULT FOR SMALLER  
RIVER CRAFT. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS FOR RIVER TRAFFIC ARE URGED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3009 9079 3001 9087 3032 9130 3035 9113  
 

 
 
LAC089-093-095-202217-  
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-190721T1800Z/  
/RRVL1.1.ER.190226T1200Z.190714T2000Z.190721T1200Z.NO/  
1117 AM CDT FRI JUL 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RESERVE.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY JULY 21.  
* AT 10:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.2 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
SUNDAY JULY 21.  
* 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 3007 9046 2999 9048 3001 9087 3009 9079  
 

 
 
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