WARNING: Flooding in Petal creates road hazards

WARNING: Flooding in Petal creates road hazards
Flooding in Petal causes road hazards. Photo Source Jenny Leigh Graham
Flooding in Petal causes road hazards. Photo Source Jenny Leigh Graham

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Heavy rainfall is causing flooding in Downtown Petal Monday evening.

Roadways near the Petal Middle School is slowing traffic in the area.

Petal residents have reported power outages in several areas, and there are downed power lines.

Please be cautious when traveling through the city.

WDAM Meteorologist Nick Lilja said the rain should clear up by 8:00 p.m.

Tune into WDAM New 7 for more weather details.