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Flood Warning
Issued: 7:40 PM CDT May. 27, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge.
* Until Friday June 16.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 40.3 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to remain near 40.5 feet through
Monday, then begin a slow fall. The river is forecast to fall below
flood stage on Friday, June 16th.
* Impact... at 40.0 feet... the grounds of the older part of Lousiana
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 3074 9130 3071 9159 3032 9130 3035 9113




740 PM CDT Sat may 27 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Red River Landing.
* Until Tuesday June 20.
* At 6:00 PM Saturday the stage was 57.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will remain near 57.7 feet through Monday,
then begin a slow fall. The river is forecast to fall to below
flood stage on Tuesday June 20th.
* 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.


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




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