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Flood advisories continue for South Mississippi

According to the National Weather Service, a Flood Warning continues for residents along area rivers. There is also a dense fog advisory and a Flash Flood watch has been issued.

At 5:45 p.m., minor flooding on the Wolf River was occurring at 9.7 feet, above flood stage of 8.0 feet. Minor flooding is expected to continue to a level of near 10.0 feet sometime after midnight. The service states that at this level, Bells Ferry Road is expected to be under water and closed.

At 6:30 p.m. Sunday, the Biloxi River was at a stage of 14.7 feet and expected to rise to around 15.5 feet by Sunday evening before falling below flood stage by Monday afternoon. Flood stage for the Biloxi River is 12.0 feet.

Flooding at around a stage of10.0 feet is expected from the Tchoutacabouffa River in Harrison County through late Sunday night. Flood stage for the Tchoutacabouffa River is 8.0 feet.

Additionally, a dense fog advisory has been issued through early Monday morning.

The agency has also issued a Flash Flood watch for Monday and Tuesday in south Mississippi including the following counties: Amite, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Pike, Walthall and Wilkinson, with a series of disturbances arriving ahead of a strong cold front expected to move across the area Tuesday afternoon.

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