Pointe Coupee Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 8:50 PM CDT Apr. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Red River Landing.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 57.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 57.5 feet by
Monday may 06.
* 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.


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




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:05 AM CDT Apr. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 7 am CDT this morning through
this evening...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of southeast Louisiana
and southern Mississippi, including the following areas, in
southeast Louisiana, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana,
Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, West Baton Rouge, and
West Feliciana. In southern Mississippi, Amite and Wilkinson.

* From 7 am CDT this morning through this evening

* generally 2 to 3 inches of rainfall with locally higher
amounts to 5 inches possible. Rain rates at times may approach
4 inches per hour for several minutes.

* Impacts include rapid rises on area small streams and creeks.
Rapid ponding of water that may overwhelm local drainage
capacities due to excessive rain rates.

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.





Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:04 AM CDT Apr. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from noon today to 10 PM CDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 10 PM CDT this
evening.

* Timing... 11 am through 10 PM.

* Winds... 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph possible

* impacts... winds of this magnitude can bring down large limbs and
even weak or dead trees. These can fall on power lines,
vehicles, and houses. Loose yard equipment can be blown around
and possibly even become airborne.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 26 to 39 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for
high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:05 AM CDT Apr. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 7 am CDT this morning through
this evening...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of southeast Louisiana
and southern Mississippi, including the following areas, in
southeast Louisiana, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana,
Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, West Baton Rouge, and
West Feliciana. In southern Mississippi, Amite and Wilkinson.

* From 7 am CDT this morning through this evening

* generally 2 to 3 inches of rainfall with locally higher
amounts to 5 inches possible. Rain rates at times may approach
4 inches per hour for several minutes.

* Impacts include rapid rises on area small streams and creeks.
Rapid ponding of water that may overwhelm local drainage
capacities due to excessive rain rates.

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.