Bulletin Issued for Issaquena County MS and 3 More

JACKSON, MS (543 AM CDT MON MAR 25 2019) — The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Northwestern Warren County in west central Mississippi Western Yazoo County in central Mississippi Issaquena County in west central Mississippi Southern Sharkey County in west central Mississippi until 845 AM CDT. At 540 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Flooding is already occurring. Some locations that will experience flooding include Yazoo City, Valley Park, Redwood, Holly Bluff, Fitler, Eagle Bend, Tinsley, Onward, Cary and Satartia. Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the warned area. Widespread backwater flooding is ongoing in the warned area. Any additional heavy rainfall will only make matters worse. Turn around, don t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely.

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