As the Pearl River rises, houses at the intersection of Rollingwood and Dendron take on water.
Scott and Virginia Carlton are sealing their garage and moving irreplaceable photos stored there as the water slowly but surely creeps up. Rollingwood Street will be a foot under water if the Pearl reaches 38 feet Sunday as predicted.
Felecia Bowser, warning coordination meterologist with the National Weather Service in Jackson, talked about the forecast for the coming week, saying a cooler and dryer air mass has settled over the area for the weekend so no rainfall is expected.
In a press conference today, John Sigman, general manager of Ross Barnett Reservoir, announced the receipt of new and worsening water level data from the National Weather Service.