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More rain on the way to start the New Year with road flooding potential

Nothing says “Happy New Year” in Mississippi like calls for more storms and lots more rain.

From the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency:

Heavy rainfall is expected Wednesday afternoon through Friday morning. 1-5 inches is expected in areas throughout the state. There is a risk of some roads being flooded and structures inundated. Depending of threat level there could also be minor to major river flooding possible.

Take precautions now if you live in an area that is prone to flooding and always remember to never cross a flooded roadway. Turn around don’t drown! We will keep you updated as more information becomes available. 

North Mississippi is in a Limited risk area, as shown by this graphic from MEMA:

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