Today's Rain May Be Tomorrow's Flood Delay - - Jackson, MS

Today's Rain May Be Tomorrow's Flood Delay

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Scattered showers are possible today with rain chances increasing tonight. Some storms could be strong or severe Friday which will only add insult to injury for the flood waters.

However, we should get a brief break from the rain Sunday.

The main concern here is dealing with a possible 'delay' in the decent of the flood waters.

We have to keep in mind the Mississippi river is expected to crest in Greenville this coming Monday and in Vicksburg 7 days from today.

The Storm Prediction Center is indicating that there's a slight chance of severe storms over an area directly over the lower Mississippi Valley region. Our chances of rain will stay at 30-60% for the next 3-5 days in a row.

Thus, as we approach the dates for cresting, we could see a few complications from this week's rain play a role in any delays.

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