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Reports of flooding, stranded cars in Hattiesburg

Flooded vehicles on USM's campus. Source: Viewer submitted photos. Flooded vehicles on USM's campus. Source: Viewer submitted photos.
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HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

There have been reports of flooded roads and stranded vehicles in Hattiesburg.

Here is a list of flooded roads in the Hub City. Motorists should avoid these areas if at all possible:

  • Hardy Street near 31st Avenue is flooded, vehicles stranded
  • Montague and Fraternity on USM Campus flooded
  • Pinehaven Circle on USM campus flooded
  • Southbound lanes of I-59 near Bouie River Bridge. Flash flooding caused a wreck and major traffic delays. 
  • 40th Avenue in Hattiesburg is flooded near the post office

If you have photos of flooding, please email them to pics@wdam.com.

If you have reports of a flooded road, please call 601-545-9230. 

MOBILE USERS: View flooding photos here. 

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