Weather Alerts for St Charles Parish

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
ST CHARLES PARISH

Areas Affected:
St. Charles - St. James - St. John The Baptist
Effective: Sat, 7/20 7:41pm Updated: Sun, 7/21 4:30am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 7/21 7:00am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The National Weather Service in New Orleans Baton Rouge has issued
a flood warning for the following river in Louisiana...
Mississippi River At Reserve affecting St. Charles...St. James and
St. John The Baptist Parishes
The National Weather Service in New Orleans/Baton Rouge has issued a
* Flood Warning for
The Mississippi River At Reserve.
* Until Sunday July 21.
* At  6:00 PM Saturday the stage was 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage
during the morning of Sunday July 21.
* 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.
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Information:
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.