Mayor Lumumba declares State of Emergency after severe storm damage. Click here.


The City of Jackson’s Water and Sewer Business Administration is now JXN Water. Click here.



PEG Network Off-Air Announcement: PEG Network is currently off the air as we undergo a relocation. We appreciate your patience during this transition.

In the meantime, you can stay connected with PEG Network here or visit our YouTube channel at

Mayor declares local emergency

Posted on August 24, 2022

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.
Close window