Flash Flooding in Jackson MS area

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-08-24 17:30:36

Flash Flooding In Jackson MS Area

Update 5 p.m.: Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba declared a local emergency late Wednesday afternoon concerning the risk of flash to the City of Jackson. 

“The severe weather may include risk of minor to moderate river flash flooding, threat of structural damage, and obstruction to roadways and bridges,” Lumumba said in a press statement making the announcement. “There is the possibility of additional excessive rainfall. 

“Local assistance might be necessary to support local government response and recovery efforts.”

The national weather service said rain will continue and…

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