JPEM Situational Awareness Report
Tuesday January 5, 2016 – 12:30PM
National Weather Service Issues a Flood Warning For Jefferson Parish
Flood Warning for the Mississippi River at New Orleans.
* From Tuesday January 12 until further notice.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the river level was at 13.9 feet.
* The National Weather Service forecast - for the river to rise to near flood stage 17.0 feet by Tuesday January 12th. Minor flooding is forecast, At 17.0 feet the Impacts from the river level will continue making navigation and docking difficult.
*The area is protected to a project height of 20 feet.
Below is a current map picture of the gage at Carrollton.