Severe flash flooding in Grenada, Mississippi

Severe flash flooding in Grenada, Mississippi

A significant flash flooding is taking place in Grenada, Mississippi after 152 mm (6 inches) of new rain fell overnight Friday, February 22, 2019.

Flood waters off Bow Creek are now 305 cm (10 feet) deep and inundating low-lying structures, extreme meteorologist Reed Timmer reports. The bad weather is expected to continue throughout the weekend.

The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for Grenada and the neighboring communities of Elliot and Holcomb.

Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected to form along a corridor from the lower Mississippi Valley into portions of the Tennessee Valley. Damaging winds and tornadoes are possible, NWS SPC warned 05:33 UTC on February 22 (23:33 CST, February 21).

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