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WGUS84 KLIX 230211  
FLSLIX  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS/BATON ROUGE, LA  
811 PM CST TUE JAN 22 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  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAC033-077-125-240811-  
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0070.000000T0000Z-190217T0900Z/  
/RRLL1.2.ER.181215T2215Z.190121T2000Z.190217T0300Z.NO/  
811 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RED RIVER LANDING.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY FEBRUARY 17.  
* AT 7:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 55.7 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 48.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16.  
* 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  
 

 
 
LAC033-121-240811-  
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-190212T0000Z/  
/BTRL1.2.ER.190106T1052Z.190121T1500Z.190211T1800Z.NO/  
811 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BATON ROUGE.  
* UNTIL MONDAY FEBRUARY 11.  
* AT 7:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 38.9 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 35.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
MONDAY FEBRUARY 11.  
* 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  
 

 
 
LAC005-240811-  
/O.CON.KLIX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-190127T1800Z/  
/DONL1.1.ER.190113T2252Z.190122T2100Z.190127T1200Z.NO/  
811 PM CST TUE JAN 22 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT DONALDSONVILLE.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY JANUARY 27.  
* AT 7:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 28.3 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 SUNDAY JANUARY 27TH.  
* 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  
 

 
 
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