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Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:58 AM CDT on April 27, 2015

Expires 5:58 PM EDT on April 28, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge.
* From late Friday night until further notice.
* At 10:00 am Monday the stage was 34.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Saturday morning and
continue to rise to near 35.2 feet by the evening of Monday may
4th.
* 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




1058 am CDT Mon Apr 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Red River Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At 9:00 am Monday the stage was 51.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 52.4 feet by
the morning of Monday may 4th and then begin falling.
* 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 3103 9153 3102 9170 3071 9159 3074 9137




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:11 PM CDT on April 27, 2015

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on April 28, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi...
including the following areas... in southeast Louisiana...
Ascension... Assumption... East Baton Rouge... East Feliciana...
Iberville... Livingston... lower Jefferson... lower Lafourche...
lower Plaquemines... lower St. Bernard... lower Terrebonne...
northern Tangipahoa... Orleans... Pointe Coupee... southern
Tangipahoa... St. Charles... St. Helena... St. James... St. John
The Baptist... St. Tammany... upper Jefferson... upper
Lafourche... upper Plaquemines... upper St. Bernard... upper
Terrebonne... Washington... West Baton Rouge and West Feliciana.
In southern Mississippi... Amite... Hancock... Harrison...
Jackson... Pearl River... Pike... Walthall and Wilkinson.

* Through Tuesday afternoon

* a potent upper level storm system will impact the region through
Tuesday acting on an abundance of moisture to produce several
rounds of showers and thunderstorms during the period. Heavy
rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches had already occurred over many
areas today... and additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches
can be expected through Tuesday with isolated amounts up to 6
inches possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



TD


Record Report

Statement as of 4:24 PM CDT on April 27, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at New Orleans...

a record rainfall of 1.74 inches was set at New Orleans today. This
breaks the old record of 1.24 set in 1949.



Local Storm Report



04/27/2015 0915 am

1 miles S of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust e0.00 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            Spotter estimated winds 40 to 50 mph and dime size hail




04/27/2015 0940 am

1 miles N of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by broadcast media.


            Front door blown off of a commerical business on Choctaw
            drive.




04/27/2015 0920 am

8 miles se of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Large tree down on an apartment at Tiger Bend Road




04/27/2015 0920 am

3 miles SSE of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust e0.00 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            In Tiger Bend area spotter recorded 62 mph wind gust and
            wall cloud




04/27/2015 0923 am

Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m56.00 mph, reported by ASOS.


            Baton Rouge Airport - 49 knot or 56 mph recorded.




04/27/2015 0920 am

8 miles se of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            Large tree down on an apartment at Tiger Bend Road




04/27/2015 0940 am

1 miles N of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by broadcast media.


            Front door blown off of a commerical business on Choctaw
            drive.





04/27/2015 0923 am

Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust m56.00 mph, reported by ASOS.


            Baton Rouge Airport - 49 knot or 56 mph recorded.





04/27/2015 0920 am

3 miles SSE of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust e0 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            In Tiger Bend area spotter recorded 62 mph wind gust and
            wall cloud





04/27/2015 0915 am

1 miles S of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish.

Thunderstorm wind gust e0 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            Spotter estimated winds 40 to 50 mph and dime size hail



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Alabama - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Public Information Statement
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Frost Advisory
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Maine - Flood Warning
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Frost Advisory
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Public Information Statement
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Frost Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Frost Advisory
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Frost Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Frost Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Record Report
West Virginia - Frost Advisory
Wyoming - Record Report , Public Information Statement