Pearl River flooding continues as it makes its way downstream

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rssfeeds.hattiesburgamerican.com – Mississippi Clarion Ledger – 2022-08-28 21:02:43

Some areas of Mississippi can still expect , particularly along the Pearl, Big Black and rivers, even though the bulk of the heavy rains that have plagued the state for the last week has subsided.

Thomas Winesett, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Jackson, said although the Pearl and other rivers in Mississippi are expected to crest above flood stage, little to no impact to homes and other structures is expected. 

“There will be some flooding impact on the Pearl downstream,” Winesett said. “There’s going to be a lot of agricultural and low-lying…

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