RIVER TRACKER: Latest River Stages

RIVER TRACKER: Latest River Stages
Weather Talk

POSTED: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 3:59pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 12:00pm

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT BATON ROUGE.

* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 11:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 44.4 FEET.
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 35.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING TO A CREST NEAR
  45.0 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING MAY 18TH.
* IMPACT...AT 43.0 FEET...SHIPPING AND INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITIES ARE
  SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECTED. UNPROTECTED LOW-LYING AREAS WILL BE FLOODED
  AND AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS WILL BE IMPACTED ON THE WEST SIDE OF
  THE RIVER. THE CITY OF BATON ROUGE IS PROTECTED BY LEVEES AT THIS
  LEVEL.
* FORECAST INCLUDES OPERATION OF BONNET CARRE AND MORGANZA. 

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RED RIVER LANDING.

* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 11:00 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 62.5 FEET.
* RECORD FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND RECORD FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 48.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE RISING TO A CREST NEAR
  64.5 FEET BY SUNDAY MORNING MAY 22ND.
* IMPACT...AT 64.0 FEET...MAJOR FLOODING IS IN PROGRESS. ANGOLA
  LANDING WILL REMAIN UNDER WATER AND FERRY SERVICE WILL BE
  TERMINATED. ALL RIVER ISLANDS, RECREATIONAL CAMPS, AND RIVER BOTTOM
  FARM LAND WILL BE UNDER WATER.
* IMPACT...AT 62.0 FEET...ANGOLA LANDING WILL REMAIN UNDER WATER AND
  ALL FERRY SERVICE WILL BE TERMINATED. ALL RIVER ISLANDS ALONG THE
  REACH FROM RED RIVER LANDING TO BATON ROUGE WILL REMAIN INUNDATED
  WITH RECREATIONAL CAMPS AND RIVER BOTTOM FARM LAND UNDER WATER.
* FORECAST INCLUDES OPERATION OF BONNET CARRE AND MORGANZA. 

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the water rising up higher level is effected on the moving of the moon because there is twice circle for a day of the river ; the time for going up and another time for going down. The circle of river is really \effected on the action of the moon.

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