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Rising floodwaters force people from their homes

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Heavy rains led to extensive flooding in some areas. Heavy rains led to extensive flooding in some areas.
Source: National Weather Service in New Orleans. Source: National Weather Service in New Orleans.
CROSBY, MS (WAFB) -

Floodwaters from heavy rains led to some people in southern Mississippi being rescued from their homes Friday morning.

The Crosby Fire Department in Wilkinson County, MS, reported conducted "active high water rescues."

Fire officials said residents living in the Buffalo River area off US 61 were affected by the flooding.

They added they rescued people from about 50 homes.

No injuries have been reported.

The National Weather Service said the Crosby area received 6" to 7" of rain.

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