Mississippi on alert for Barry

Credit: WAPT
Published on July 13, 2019 - Duration: 02:41s
Mississippi is on alert as a slow-moving Tropical Storm Barry moves in.

Mississippi on alert for Barry

OR TO THE DELTA THAT HAVE BEENFLOODED FOR MONTHS AND TGOVERNOR ISSUING THAT WARNING ATA NEWS CONFERENCE THIS AFTERNOONA LOT OF RAIN IS STILL AFTER OURHEADED OUR WAY THE MISSISSIPPIEMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCYSTATIONS SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMSAT THE CAMP SHELBY BAS BASENEAR HATTIESBURG AND INSOUTHWESTERN PIKE.

ALIGN, THEMISSISSIPPI NATIONAL GUARD HAS3,200 SOLDIERS ON STANDBY.

THISSTORM IS ONLY PART OF ALONG-RANGE DISASTER THAT HASOCCURRED HERE AT THE MISSISSIPPIGULF COAST PRIMARILY BARRELS OFTHE INTRODUCTION OF FRESHWATER.AND SO YOU SEE THE FRESH WATERTHAT’S BEING INTRODUCED INTOTH GOFF THE LOSS OF DOLPHINSPROBLEM.

THAT’S CLOSE.

SO MANYOF THE BEACHES, SO THIS IS JUSTNOT ON INCIDENT WHERE THEY NOT540 THOUSAND ACRES IN THE DELTANORTH OF VICKSBURG HAVE BEENFLOODED SINCE FEBRUARY GOVERNORBRYANT SAYS RAINS FROM BARRYCOULD WORSEN THAT PROBLEM MIMAHEADQUARTERS IN PERL IS FULLYSTAFFED FOR THE STORMS DURATION.THAT’S RIGHT.

SO YOU CAN GIVEYOU A PT’S TROY JOHNSON IS LIVEAT MEMA NOW WITH T LATEST FROMHEADQUARTERS CHOI.

YEAH, YOU CANSEE NOW THERE’S SOME LIGHT RAINFALLING RIGHT NOW, BUT DON’T LETTHAT FOOL YOU THERE’S SOMESIGNIFICANT RAIN ON THE WAY ASYOU JUST HEARD FROM THEGOVERNOR.

HE’S GOING TO BE MAJORCHALLENGES AHEAD FOR THE DELTAAND SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI WHERETHEY’VE BEEN DEALING WITH BACKWATER FLOODING SINCE FEBRUARY540 THOUSAND ACRES AS YOU HEARDSTILL FLOODED IN THAT AREA MIMADIRECTOR GREG MICHELLE ON THECOAST WITH THE GOVERNOR.

HE SAYSHIGH WATER RESCU TEAMS ARE INPLACE AT CAMP SHELBY AND FORRESTCOUNTY AND ANOTH TEAM IN PIKECOUNTY.

WE PLANNED ALL OF THISBASED ON THE OTHER LEVELS OFRAIN BANDS NOT WHAT WERE THE1215 INCHES, RIGHT?

WE HOPEFULLYWILL NOT GET THAT BUT WE AREPLANNING TO GET THAT AND THAT’SHOW RESPONSES THAT WE’VE GOTAPPROXIMATELY 10 TO 12 HIGHWATER VEHICLES ARE GOING TO BEIN THAT AREA AND A PORTION OFTHAT WILL BE SO SUPPORTIVE TO USBY THE NOW A GREAT MEN AND WOMENOF THE NATIONAL GUARD THEFLOODING IS NOT JUST GOING TO BEIN THE DELTA NOT JUST ON THECOAST, BUT THERE WILL BE HEAVYRAIN ACROSS THE ENTIRE STATE.

SOWATCH OUT FOR THAT.

HE SAYSOFFICIALS AND RESCUE TEAMS AREIN PLACE TO HELP OUT IF PEOPLEARE

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