Rainfall will continue today which will cause the possibility of flooding in parts of the state. Remember, if you come across a road that is under water in any way, TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN.
According to the National Weather Service, some areas in the Mississippi Delta have received up to 6 to 8 inches of rain over the last 24 hours. For today and tonight, areas in the Mississippi delta could receive new rainfall of 3 to 8 inches. Areas along I-55 north and south of Vicksburg down to the Gulf Coast could see 2 to 5 inches of rainfall, and areas east of I-55 and north of Hattiesburg could see up to 1 to 3 inches.
Tomorrow through Saturday: According to the National Weather Service’s Weather Prediction Center, some areas in south Mississippi could receive up to 10 inches of rain over the next three days. Coastal tides are 2.5 to 3 feet higher than normal, so low lying areas could see minor to moderate inundation.
Flooding is affecting the following roads in north Mississippi: