Wolf River has crested and is now falling. Flooding issues continue.

River flooding issues continue for parts of South Mississippi on Tuesday

Wolf River has crested and is now falling. Flooding issues continue.

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - The Wolf River reached a near-record crest of 14.46′ early Tuesday morning.

The Wolf River reached a crest of 14.46 ft overnight. It did not reach the forecast 15.5' crest and stayed below 15'...

Posted by Meteorologist Wesley Williams on Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Overall, Tuesday is a day with lessening river flood impacts for most of us. The Tchoutacabouffa River near D’Iberville and the East Hobolochitto Creek are both no longer in flood.

However, flooding continues for other area rivers. Moderate to minor flooding is occurring or is forecast to occur at the Pearl, Wolf, Biloxi, and Pascagoula rivers as well as the West Hobolochitto Creek.

Wolf River flooding in Harrison County
Wolf River flooding in Harrison County
Wolf River flooding in Harrison County
Wolf River flooding in Harrison County

Here are the latest river forecasts from the National Weather Service River Forecast Center as of Tuesday morning May 14th:

Current river flood warnings in South Mississippi as of 6 A.M. Tuesday May 14 2019
Current river flood warnings in South Mississippi as of 6 A.M. Tuesday May 14 2019
Moderate to minor flooding continues for some on Tuesday.
Moderate to minor flooding continues for some on Tuesday.
Minor flooding for the Biloxi River near Lyman as it falls on Tuesday. Moderate flooding for the Wolf River near Bells Ferry as it also falls.
Minor flooding for the Biloxi River near Lyman as it falls on Tuesday. Moderate flooding for the Wolf River near Bells Ferry as it also falls.
Minor flooding for the West Boley Creek as it falls. The East Boley Creek remains below flood.
Minor flooding for the West Boley Creek as it falls. The East Boley Creek remains below flood.
Pearl River flooding will continue all week
Pearl River flooding will continue all week
Pascagoula River flooding will continue all week
Pascagoula River flooding will continue all week
Tchoutacabouffa River near D'Iberville has fallen and is no longer in flood. It will remain steady, below flood. In Jackson County, the Escatawpa River near Orange Grove will also remain below flood.
Tchoutacabouffa River near D'Iberville has fallen and is no longer in flood. It will remain steady, below flood. In Jackson County, the Escatawpa River near Orange Grove will also remain below flood.

After 10-15 inches of rain fell across Pearl River and Stone county between Friday night and Sunday morning, May 10-12, rivers are expected to stay in flood stage for several days.

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