Flood warnings released for Avoyelles

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON, MS
1207 PM CDT TUE MAR 15 2016

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Louisiana...

Black River At Acme affecting Avoyelles...Catahoula and Concordia
Parishes

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive or walk through areas where water covers roadway! The
water may be deeper than it appears. Remember...Turn around, don`t
drown!

Forecasts are based on rainfall that has occurred and that which is
forecast to occur. Routine 12 hours of forecast rainfall is used for
most sites.

Additional information is available at:
http://ahps.srh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=jan

The next regularly scheduled update is expected between 8 and 10 AM.

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1207 PM CDT TUE MAR 15 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
The Black River At Acme.
* from Friday afternoon until further notice.
* At 11:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 45.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 48.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by Friday and will
continue to rise to near 53.0 feet by Wednesday March 23.
* Impact...At 52.0 feet...Widespread lowland flooding is occurring.
Evacuation of livestock and equipment is recommended.

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Flood Observed Forecast 7 AM Crest
Location Stg Stg Day Time Wed Thu Fri Crest Time Date

Black River
Acme 48 45.7 Tue 11 AM 45.6 46.5 47.3 53.0 07 AM 03/23

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LAT...LON 3120 9208 3139 9199 3141 9168 3124 9166
3100 9165 3100 9173

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