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Mississippi River hits crest in Tunica and Helena

9 months 1 week 5 days ago January 10, 2016 Jan 10, 2016 Sunday, January 10 2016 January 10, 2016 4:37 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - The National Weather Service says the Mississippi River was cresting Sunday at Tunica, Mississippi, and Helena, Arkansas.

Crest is predicted to happen Tuesday in Arkansas City, Arkansas; Wednesday in Greenville, Mississippi; Friday in Vicksburg, Mississippi; and Saturday in Natchez, Mississippi.

In Vicksburg and Natchez, low-lying areas have already started to flood, and local officials say they're making plans to help residents who need to move temporarily.

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