For Immediate Release:
August 24, 2022
(Jackson, Miss.) – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has declared a local emergency concerning the risk of flash flooding to the City of Jackson.
The severe weather may include risk of minor to moderate river flash flooding, threat of structural damage, and obstruction to roadways and bridges. There is the possibility of additional excessive rainfall.
Local assistance might be necessary to support local government response and recovery efforts.