VICKSBURG, Miss. – The National Weather Service has forecasted one-to-two inches of rain across most of the Lower Mississippi River Valley over the next seven days. Over past 24 hours, parts of the Yazoo and Pearl River basins have received two-to-three inches of rain.
The Mississippi River is expected to crest at Arkansas City, Arkansas, at 39.5 feet Feb. 25; Greenville, Mississippi, at 50.5 feet Feb. 26; Vicksburg, Mississippi, at 46.5 feet Feb. 28; and Natchez, Mississippi, at 54 feet Feb. 29. These projections are based on two days of forecasted rainfall and will changed based on future rainfall.