Gov. Reeves declares emergency as Pearl River to crest at 36 feet on Monday.

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-08-27 14:55:22

Update 3 p.m.: Ridgeland Mayor Gene F. McGee declares state of emergency

Gov. Reeves Declares Emergency As Pearl River To Crest At 36 Feet On Monday.

Ridgeland Mayor Gene F. McGee has declared a state of emergency on Thursday ahead of any anticipated in low-lying areas of city, the city announced in a Tweet Saturday.

“Today, due to rising waters and the safety of our citizens, Entergy will cut power around 2 p.m. For that reason, I am declaring a mandatory evacuation for the Harbor Pines Mobile Home Community,” McGee wrote in a letter dated Aug. 27, 2022. “Ridgeland’s Fire and Departments will be assisting in such evacuation immediately.”

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