The National Weather Service in New Orleans/Baton Rouge has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Mississippi River at New Orleans.
* Until Friday morning.
* At 10:00 am Monday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is cresting and will fluctuate near flood stage
for several days before beginning a slow fall.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... the river level will continue making
navigation and docking difficult. The city is protected to a
project height of 20 feet.
* Impact... at 13.0 feet... strong eddies will develop below the gage at
Carrollton, with increased negative impacts on navigation.
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Issued: 11:32 AM CDT Mar. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service