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Waterlogged? More rain expected

Electrical-StormRivers and creeks are on the rise across the state — and more rain is on the way.

Flood warnings are out for central Mississippi and the Delta, the hardest hit regions from a storm system that brought a large amount of rain and high winds to the state since Sunday.

The National Weather Service says a fast-moving storm system would bring with it today about a half inch of rain. Meteorologist Daniel Lamb says such rainfall could be expected to keep river and creek levels where they are for a while longer.

Lamb says the problem area is the Interstate 20 corridor especially where U.S Highway 49 south of Jackson remains closed in the D’Lo and Braxton areas because of incessant rain Sunday that pushed Dabbs Creek over its banks.

Mississippi Highway 13 three miles north of Mendenhall also is closed due to flooding.


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