Heavy rainfall leads to flooding, rescue in north Mississippi

Most of north Mississippi saw torrential rainfall, and flooding was a major issue Wednesday morning.

Posted: Feb 22, 2019 10:44 AM

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TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Most of north Mississippi saw torrential rainfall, and flooding was a major issue Wednesday morning.

Crews rescued this motorist on County Road 210 in Calhoun County. | Photo: Greg Pollan

Calhoun County Sheriff Greg Pollan posted a video to his social media accounts of a flood rescue on County Road 210. He said this road is closed until further notice.

WATCH: Click here to see Greg's video

North Mississippi storm chaser Jonathan Gordon shared a photo of a sinkhole at My Classic Carwash on Highway 278 near Amory's Walmart.

Taylor Reeves shared a video of flooding in the Palmetto community of Lee County. The specific address is unknown. 

WATCH: Click here to see Taylor's video

WTVA Meteorologist Chelsea Brown shared a photo of flooding in Bruce

WTVA Meteorologist John Dolusic shared flooding video from Chad Mills in Pontotoc.

WATCH: Click here to see Chad's video

Andrew Dees shared flooding video from Winona near the airport. 

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Webster County's District 5 supervisor said numerous roads were closed. Drivers are reminded to not drive around warning signs, and motorists need to heed the warnings.

Krissy Ayers shared a video of high water on County Road 308 in Big Creek.

WATCH: Click here to see Krissy's video

 

 

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