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Emergency officials keeping a close eye on the Pearl River

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

With the Pearl River expected to crest Tuesday, Hancock County Emergency Management Director Brian Adams says he's keeping a close eye on it.

According to the National Weather Service, the Pearl River is expected to crest Tuesday afternoon or evening night. Adams said some roads are already starting to flood in the Pearlington community including:

Gin Road
Maple Road
Levy Street
Riverside Drive

"Log Town Boat Launch is already seeing a lot of water on it," said Adams.

Adam said there could be some road closures as early as Monday night.

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