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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:15 PM CDT Mar. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge.
* Until Wednesday April 17.
* At 9:00 am Saturday the stage was 43.9 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to slowly fall to 43.3 feet on
Saturday April 30, then fall at a faster pace afterwards.
* Impact... at 43.0 feet... shipping and Industrial activities are
significantly affected. Unprotected low-lying areas will be flooded
and agricultural operations will be impacted on the west side of
the river. The city of Baton Rouge is protected by levees at this
level.
* 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. River islands
from Red River Landing downstream to Baton Rouge will be inundated.


Lat... Lon 3035 9113 3032 9130 3071 9159 3074 9130




815 PM CDT Sat Mar 23 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Red River Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At 6:00 PM Saturday the stage was 61.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to remain at 61.3 feet through
Tuesday March 26 then begin falling.
* Impact... at 59.0 feet... the East Bank levee will be topped and the
Prison Farm land between the two levees will be inundated. Angola
Landing will be under water closing the Ferry there. All river
islands along The Reach from Red River Landing to Baton Rouge will
remain inundated with recreational camps and river bottom farm land
under water.
* 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.


Lat... Lon 3074 9137 3071 9159 3102 9170 3103 9153




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