The Rains Came Down

Recent rainfall has once again caused flooding of the Pearl River into Atwood Water Park in Monticello. According to Tony Norwood with Lawrence County Emergency Management, Monticello has recently received 2.6 inches of rain, while Southern parts of the county have received upwards of 4 inches. Between press time and Saturday, Monticello was expected to receive 2-21/2 more inches of rain. The Pearl River at Monticello was at 26’8″ at press time, and is predicted to crest at 27’3″.