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More Rain Threatens To Deepen Severe Flooding In Mississippi

Residents of Jackson, Mississippi, are bracing for more rain Tuesday as a flash food watch continues throughout central Mississippi and central Alabama.

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency Saturday as hundreds of homes and buildings have flooded and people have been forced to evacuate.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Justin Vicory (@justinvicory), a reporter for the Jackson Clarion-Ledger.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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