Flooding Continues in Mississippi as the Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, Chokwe Lumumba says, “flood waters are expected to rise to a major flood stage”. Rain is still in the forecast and the threat of major flooding REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON…
WHERE…Big Black River Near Bovina.
IMPACTS…At 32.0 feet, several access roads along and near the river are under water. At 32.5 feet, Water begins to cover Warrior’s Trail Road. At 37.5 feet, Access roads to the river front area off of old highway 80 road near the bridge begin to flood. ADDITIONAL DETAILS… – At 8:15 AM CDT Sunday the stage was 33.7 feet. – Forecast…The river is expected to crest at 37.5 feet tomorrow evening. – Flood stage is 28.0 feet.
The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Mississippi… Big Black River near Bentonia and affecting Yazoo and Madison Counties. Big Black River Near Bovina affecting Warren and Hinds Counties. For the Big Black/Homochitto…including West, Bentonia, Bovina, Rosetta.
Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Here are some of the pics of the devastating weather event.