JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a State of Emergency for flooded areas.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has numerous reports of flooding throughout the state. Below is a breakdown of the reports that MEMA has received so far:
- Bolivar: Several homes flooded. Several roads closed due to flooding and two roads closed due to damage.
- Claiborne: Two fishermen are missing on the Mississippi River. Claiborne County and the Miss. Dept. of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks are assisting.
- Coahoma: Several homes flooded.
- DeSoto: Several roads flooded and several roads closed. Three dams have breached. One home is at risk of damage, but has been evacuated. A few roads are at risk of damage.
- Hancock: Sandbags are being distributed at the following locations:
o Lakeshore Community Center: 6640 Lower Bay Road, Lakeshore.
o County Complex: 3068 Longfellow Road, Bay St. Louis.
o Hancock County Horse Arena: 4184 Kiln Delisle Road, Kiln.
- Marshall: Flooding in the Barton and North Red Banks areas. A few homes are affected due to roads being inaccessible. A few roads are closed.
- Panola: Several houses could be affected, but sandbagging has been started and is working.
- Sunflower: Inverness Elementary School has roof damage. Damage to a home in Inverness due to a tree falling. Five homes in Indianola at risk of flooding, with sandbagging operations ongoing.
- Tallahatchie: Five roads closed due to flooding.
- Tate: Several homes are at risk of flooding. One lane of Linwood Road is closed due to a box culvert failure.
- Tunica: Several homes flooded or inaccessible. Several roads closed due to flooding. Shelter is open at 1165 Abbay Drive at the G.W. Henderson Recreation Center.
- Washington: Several homes flooded or inaccessible. Residents needing sandbags in Greenville can call 662-378-1546. All other residents in Washington County needing sandbags can call 662-334-4322.
- Yazoo: Minor road flooding in Yazoo City.