Week of January 14 Flooding Event Information

Friday, January 17 COURTESY: PEARL RIVER WATER VALLEY SUPPLY DISTRICT -The National Weather Service Friday lowered its projected crest on the Pearl River at Jackson to 35 feet on Saturday evening, and Barnett Reservoir officials said they will continue storing water in the rising 33,000-acre lake. In Friday morning’s conference call, the NWS’s Lower Mississippi […]


FEMA Approves Addition of Three Counties to Federal Disaster Number 4470

PEARL – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved the addition of three counties to Federal Disaster Number 4470, which is in response to the Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding that occurred due to Tropical Storm Olga on October 26. Those counties approved for Public Assistance are Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Oktibbeha.  The addition of […]