Mississippi's Governor declares a State of Emergency for portions of his state

Posted at 8:12 PM, Aug 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-30 09:42:57-04

JACKSON, MS— Jackson Mississippi hit an all-time high of record-setting rainfall.

It is predicted that Mississippi's Pearl River will crest at 36 feet Sunday night or Monday morning.

The city advised residents to evacuate and leave as soon as possible to prevent future incidents.

" If you are capable of getting out now, get out now. Get out as soon as possible to prevent any incident or challenge with people trying to leave the area all at once", said mayor Chokwe Anta Lumumba.