Lucedale, MS
Partly Cloudy
Feels like 86°.
Humidity: 79% Dew Point: 76°
Clouds: 40% Pressure: 29.89 in
Wind: S 11 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 5:32pm.
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Rain starting in the afternoon.
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Light rain throughout the day.
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Rain until evening.
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  • Special Weather Statement
    Updated: Fri Jun-23-17 05:15pm CDT
    Effective: Fri Jun-23-17 05:15pm CDT
    Expires: Fri Jun-23-17 10:00pm CDT
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Observed
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: George; Greene; Perry; Stone; Wayne
    Instructions: Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
    Message Summary: ...a line of strong thunderstorms will affect the following counties...west central washington...western george...perry...
    Southern wayne...greene and stone counties until 600 pm cdt...
    At 510 pm cdt, the strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles west of state line to 12 miles west of saucier,and moving east at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with these storms. Locations impacted include...
    Wiggins, richton, leakesville, perkinston, mchenry, beaumont, new augusta, mclain, state line and fruitdale.
  • Flash Flood Watch
    Updated: Fri Jun-23-17 01:57pm CDT
    Effective: Fri Jun-23-17 01:57pm CDT
    Expires: Fri Jun-23-17 10:00pm CDT
    Severity: Severe
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Possible
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: George; Greene; Perry; Stone; Wayne
    Instructions: A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. This is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
    Message Summary: ...a flash flood watch remains in effect through late this evening from clarke county in alabama to george county in mississippi and points west...
    ...flash flood watch remains in effect until 10 pm cdt this evening...
    The flash flood watch continues for
    * portions of southwest alabama and southeast mississippi, including the following areas, in southwest alabama, choctaw and washington. In southeast mississippi, george, greene, perry, stone, and wayne.
    * until 10 pm cdt this evening
    * flash flooding remains possible as additional bands of heavy rain from cindy`s remnant circulation moves east northeast across kentucky and tennessee today.
    * additional rainfall totals up to 3 inches are possible, especially where the more persistent rain bands set up. Five to ten inches of rain have already fallen across much of the watch area since late tuesday. Any additional heavy rainfall will only further increase the flooding potential across the area. In addition to the flash flooding, many area rivers are now in or will soon go into minor to moderate flood.

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2 men rescued from truck stalled in flood waters

D’IBERVILLE, MS (WLOX) – The D’Iberville Fire Department had to send a canoe to rescue two men after they drove around a barrier blocking a flooded road and got stuck. Flooding from the Tchoutacabouffa River has shut down roads in the area of Lamey Bridge Rd. from Lickskillet Rd. to Johnson …Read More

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Heavy rains put trapped dolphin in dire situation

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – The situation is critical for a dolphin that has been trapped in Old Fort Bayou for more than two weeks, according to officials with the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies. Dr. Moby Solangi said the dolphin’s situation was concerning even before Tropical Storm Cindy dumped …Read More

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Tropical Storm Brings Pink Flamingos to Gulf Coast

PERDIDO PASS (WKRG) — Tropical Storm Cindy didn’t just bring heavy rainfall and whipping winds to the Gulf Coast.The storm also brought us some pink visitors. Flamingos are showing up on local beaches to the delight of residents on the Gulf Coast. News 5’s Debbie Williams shared a couple of …Read More

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Road closures in George County

Road closure in City Limits – Glenn Oaks Drive Water is starting to cross over Tanner Town Rd, Dean Nursery Rd & Stonecypher Rd, although it is passible please take all cautions necessary if you must travel that area. ⚠️⚠️ Road closings ⚠️⚠️ Smith Lane and Pine Burr Dr in …Read More

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Biloxi downtown is buzzing with millions in new construction

Biloxi The development that people have been waiting for in downtown Biloxi is under way, bringing three new hotels with 320 rooms and a restaurant within a few blocks of each other, as developers invest millions in homes and businesses across South Mississippi. Just east of Main Street in Biloxi, …Read More

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Ingalls Shipbuilding awarded $3 billion Navy contract

Work is expected to begin next year at Ingalls Shipbuilding, which has been awarded a $3 billion contract for the detail design and construction of amphibious assault ship Bougainville (LHA 8). The name commemorates the Bougainville Campaign in World War II that lasted from 1943-44, and Allied forces secured a …Read More