Residents living in low-lying areas near the Pearl River WILL NEED to make alternate arrangements for shelter as water levels are expected to continue rising, potentially impacting homes. Check out the interactive flood map to see if your area is affected.
The Jackson Police Training Academy (3000 Saint Charles Street, Jackson, MS 39209) will open as a long-term shelter on Friday, February 14th until further notice.
EXTENDED: Sandbags are available for PICK UP ONLY Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00 – 12:00 Noon at 4225 Michael Avalon Street, Jackson, MS 39213. PLEASE NOTE: All City offices will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020, in observance of President’s Day.
YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PICK UP SANDBAGS ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17TH.
The following are important guidelines to follow in the event of severe flooding over the weekend: NOTE: If your street becomes impassable, there is a possibility that you may not be able to leave.
Areas affected by flooding this weekend include but are not limited to:
Upper Northeast Jackson
Parts of Eastover
S. West Street