8:00am June 24, 2017
With one final day of rain ahead for Mississippi, those areas south of Hattiesburg are still watching flooded rivers, streams and creeks. Across the state, leftover moisture will bring more rain that could lead to more flooding worries. A few scattered thunderstorms could also crop up throughout Saturday and Sunday morning, especially across the Pine Belt and the Gulf Coast, but there is hope yet.
A cold front is sweeping into the region that will lead to a few days of drying out come Sunday night, Monday and Tuesday.
Flood warnings will linger. A full list of the active alerts can be found here.
10:28am June 23, 2017
The western border of Mississippi struggled against pouring rains all Thursday night and Friday morning. The system is expected to kick up heavy weather across the Magnolia State throughout Friday evening, then finally move on toward the Appalachian rang. River flooding south of Hattiesburg is what’s keeping many officials busy over the next few days: the Leaf River near McClain will crest at 27 feet Monday, the West Hobolochito Creek near McNeil is right on the edge of major flooding at 19 and a half feet, while folks near the Chickasawhay River in Wayne County have already been moved by authorities.
06:00am June 23, 2017
North Mississippi under the gun this morning as the last remnants of Cindy begin to spin themselves out of existence: still, a large portion of stormy activity continues to swirl along the western border of the state, and it’s going to cause trouble all day. expect plenty of rain, leading to some possible flash flooding: you’re under a flash flood watch til this afternoon.
Central Mississippi also not out of the woods just yet: plenty left in store for you as well: heavy thunderstorms are pulling eastward from within Louisiana where they’ve been parked all night long. look for heavy rain, wind and thunderstorms on the west side. Further east, a stiff line of thunderstorms continues to rake thru the Pine Belt and east central Mississippi.
South Mississippi finally catching a break after days of heavy rain. River flooding still a major concern: especially the waters of the Chickasawhay in Wayne county, where officials have already moved residents out due to threatening flood levels.
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