Pointe Coupee Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 9:40 PM CDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Red River Landing.
* Until Tuesday June 13.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 57.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 58.0 feet by
Friday may 26. The river will fall below flood stage Monday
June 12.
* Impact... at 58.0 feet... Angola farmland on the left bank becomes
inundated.
* 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.


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







Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:47 PM CDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi,
including the following areas, in southeast Louisiana,
Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville,
Livingston, northern Tangipahoa, Pointe Coupee, southern
Tangipahoa, St. Helena, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West
Feliciana. In southern Mississippi, Amite, Pike, Walthall, and
Wilkinson.

* Through late tonight

* a stalled front will another round or two of heavy rainfall over
the watch area. Much of the area has already received heavy
rainfall over the weekend which has resulted in a saturated
ground.

* Additional heavy rainfall from thunderstorms is expected to
produce additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches, much of which
could fall in a short period of time. Some locally higher
amounts are expected. This will result in rapid runoff and
possible flash flooding. In addition there could be some minor
river flooding issues as well.

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.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:47 PM CDT May. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi,
including the following areas, in southeast Louisiana,
Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville,
Livingston, northern Tangipahoa, Pointe Coupee, southern
Tangipahoa, St. Helena, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West
Feliciana. In southern Mississippi, Amite, Pike, Walthall, and
Wilkinson.

* Through late tonight

* a stalled front will another round or two of heavy rainfall over
the watch area. Much of the area has already received heavy
rainfall over the weekend which has resulted in a saturated
ground.

* Additional heavy rainfall from thunderstorms is expected to
produce additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches, much of which
could fall in a short period of time. Some locally higher
amounts are expected. This will result in rapid runoff and
possible flash flooding. In addition there could be some minor
river flooding issues as well.

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.