Tippah County under flood advisory

Tippah County is under a flood advisory until 7:45 on Thursday due to heavy rains that might cause low lying roadways and small streams to food.

From the national weather service:

* At 542 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to

thunderstorms. This will cause small stream flooding in the

advisory area. One to two inches of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…

Ripley, Walnut, Falkner, Chalybeate, Murry, Peoples and

Tiplersville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood

deaths occur in vehicles.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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