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Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
842 PM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in

  Mississippi River At Red River Landing affecting East Baton
  Rouge...Pointe Coupee and West Feliciana Parishes

  Mississippi River At Baton Rouge affecting East Baton Rouge and
  West Baton Rouge Parishes

  Mississippi River At Donaldsonville affecting Ascension Parish

  Mississippi River At Reserve affecting St. Charles...St. James and
  St. John The Baptist Parishes


Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 24 hours. Adjustments to the forecasts
will be made if additional heavy rainfall occurs.

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember, two feet of
rushing water can carry away most vehicles including pickups.  Turn
around and don`t drown!

A followup product will be issued later. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio, local tv and radio stations...or your cable provider, for the
latest information. The latest graphical hydrologic information can
also be found at Weather.Gov.


842 PM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Mississippi River At Reserve.
* Until Tuesday April 09.
* At  5:00 PM Thursday the stage was 23.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to fall.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...Slow-bell procedures will be enacted for
  river transportation.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Marine and industrial interests along the
  river, upstream barge operators, and facilities are impacted.
  Navigation will become difficult for smaller river craft. Safety
  precautions for river traffic are urged.


LAT...LON 3007 9046 2999 9048 3001 9087 3009 9079


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Mobile AL
459 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

Northern Mobile Bay-Southern Mobile Bay-Mississippi Sound-
Perdido Bay-Pensacola Bay System-Western Choctawhatchee Bay-
Eastern Choctawhatchee Bay-
Coastal waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Okaloosa Walton County Line FL to Pensacola FL
out 20 NM-Waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Okaloosa Walton County Line FL to Pensacola FL from
20 to 60 NM-
459 AM CDT Thu Mar 21 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the coastal waters of Alabama
and northwest Florida.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

A moderate to strong northwesterly wind will develop in the wake of
a cold front moving across the marine area this morning. Hazardous
boating conditions for small craft may develop over Gulf waters this
morning. Winds will gradually diminish as the front pushes further
southeastward over the Gulf.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday.

A moderate to strong offshore flow develops in the wake of a cold
front Monday night and continues through Tuesday night, creating
hazardous boating conditions for small craft.


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