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Madison County prepares for flood threat from Barry

Credit: WAPT
Published on July 12, 2019 - Duration: 01:00s
Madison County prepares for flood threat from Barry
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Madison County prepares for flood threat from Barry

DIRECTORS WITH MADISON COUNTYEMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HAVE BEENIN AND OUT OF MEETINGS ALL DAYTODAY WITH SURROUNDING CITIESDISCUSSING THEIRSTORM PLAN.AND BUSINESSES THROUGHOUT THECOUNTY ARE PREPARING FOR THEPOSSIBILITY OFFLASH FLOODING.ONE COMPANY MANAGER IN A FLOODPRONE AREAOF RIDGELAND SAYS FLOODINSURANCE ISWHAT'S SAVED HIM FROM BANKRUPTCYMANYTIMES BEFORE.

WE ARE PULLING ALL THE CARSINSIDE BECAUSE WE FLOODED TWOTIMES IN THE LAST 9 MONTHS.

ANDOUTSIDE GETS 2 TO 3 FEET OFWATERAND IT GETS RIGHT UP TO THEBOTTOMOF THE DOOR EDGES THERE.

ANDWITH ALL THIS ANTICIPATED RAINCOMING IN, I DON'T WANT IT GOINGALLTHE WAY INTO THE CARS.

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