PETAL, Miss. (WHLT)– The Petal Police Department is asking some residents who live in low-lying areas prepare to evacuate their homes.
Police said those who live in low-lying areas near the Leaf River should have pre-evacuation plans in place, just in case water continues to rise along the river.
Parts of the Leaf River are expected to crest at 29 feet.
Below is a list of streets should make evacuation plans:
- The businesses South of Carterville Rd. on S. Main St.
- Dawson’s Cut Off
- S. George Street around W. 9th & W. 10th Ave.
- McInnis Street from W. 7th Avenue to W. 5 Ave.
- Areas along Hwy 11
- W.1st Avenue and all streets that run off of it, (N. Railroad, Dixie, McKinnon, Brentwood, Mitchell etc.)
- Areas around Matthew’s Branch Creek
- Areas around Green’s Creek
- Forrest Garden Trailer Park off Jones St.