Flash flood emergency declared in Jackson County, Mississippi

A flash flood emergency has been declared until 8 p.m. Sunday for the eastern part of Jackson County, Mississippi, including Pascagoula, Moss Point and Escatawpa, the National Weather Service said.

Doppler radar has noted five to eight inches rainfall in the area and another two inches are expected.

The Weather Service mentioned it as an extremely dangerous and life threatening situation. "Do not attempt to travel unless you are fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order," Weather Service said.

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