Hinds County residents in low areas warned to evacuate by officials

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rssfeeds.hattiesburgamerican.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-08-25 15:10:58

Hinds County Residents In Low Areas Warned To Evacuate By Officials

Officials from , the National Weather Service and the City of Jackson are calling for voluntary evacuations in flood-prone areas and are urging caution for residents of Jackson as flood waters are expected to impact low-lying areas beginning this weekend.

The Pearl River in Jackson could reach 36 feet on Tuesday making some streets impassible and sending water into an estimated 500 homes.

Record-setting rainfall occurred in areas of Mississippi on Wednesday and much of that will be flowing in the Ross Barnett Reservoir soon.

Personal items, including shoes, were left behind during Brandon nursing home - Hinds County Residents In Low Areas Warned To Evacuate By Officials's evacuation due to heavy flooding in the region in Brandon, Miss., Wednesday, August 24, 2022.

Jackson Mayor Chokwe…

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