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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:11 PM CST Jan. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

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.



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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.



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