Sunday, February 16, 2020

Photography from a Flood

Posted below are various videos taken in the last 24 hours of flooding around Jackson.  Feel free to send your pictures and videos to 

The Ridgeland Police Department posted these photos on Facebook.


Anonymous said...

Why are reporters following blowhard David Archie around Robert Graham's district?

Anonymous said...

Interesting stuff. As a side note, be aware of subtle but total inaccuracies you hear from the talking heads of the local MSM. This morning I learned the Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for maintaining the level of Ross Barnett Reservoir, the flood gates will be closed at 6PM and the levy protecting the Fair Grounds was built after the Easter Flood.

Anonymous said...

Where's the sermon this morning? Ain't this a good time for prayer?

Incoming from liberal atheists in 4...3...2...1

Anonymous said...

Yeah those prayers might be too little too late. Seems the floods happen on Easter, St. Valentines, etc. Maybe pious actions would be more meaningful.

Anonymous said...

The Ross Barnett Reservoir was never designed to be a flood control device.
All forms of Govt. need to step up to bat to keep this happening again next year!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

5:02 - I looked for, but saw nothing, as to your suggestion. Or were you thinking Two-Lakes, a two gallon holding pond for a fifty billion gallon flow?

Anonymous said...

Add more levee and put in pumping stations like New Orleans. It would flush water through Jackson faster and nobody would flood. This Two, or One Lake is a joke.

Anonymous said...

Seems after 40 Years, nothing is on the drawing Board except 2 Lakes Plan or 1 Lake Plan. It's about time to get moving on the Funding & quit the fussing--

Anonymous said...

11:24 Good question. Why? Could it be because he lives in the district!

Anonymous said...

Looks like only poor people have been impacted thus far. Praying that it doesn’t destroy any taxpayers’ property

Anonymous said...

If you build in a flood plain don’t be surprised when there is a flood. All the money in the world can’t control Mother Nature.

Kingfish said...

Tell that to the people in Rollingwood.

Anonymous said...

Adding more levee is one crazy-hatched notion, 8:17. So, you'll trade down river flooding for Rez property and upriver flooding? In other words pour an entire gallon of milk in a taller glass with a paper towel under it.

I just pray the Reservoir Police Force is not at the table when these decisions are being made.

Anonymous said...

One lake, two lake, three lake - by any name is a plan to use public money for private property benefit without any flood relief plan.
It will benefit a few at a huge public cost.

The Truth Hurts said...

One Lake will never happen. The folks downriver in La won't stand for the negative impact that it would have, which is why it hasn't happened.

As 8:30 AM penned, it would have little to no positive impact on flood control. It is basic physics/hydraulics. Only another body of water nearly as large as the Rez would help. One Lake would always be full due to its small size and the weir that would be built, so it wouldn't be capable of storing additional water. When a pitcher is full it won't hold more water, i.e. it floods.

Yes, One Lake is only a scam to fleece the taxpayers for the benefit of a very few people, while negatively impacting people and an industry downstream.

The people who would benefit include politicians with greased palms. They would include the politicians who are currently most vocal about going forward with One Lake.

"Never let a crisis go to waste."

Living in a well documented flood zone is risky and a roll of the dice. People who buy in a flood zone are in denial, which is not a river in Egypt.

It sucks for anyone who doesn't have flood insurance.

Having said this, I wish for the best for those impacted by the flooding.

Anonymous said...

February 16, 2020 at 11:45 AM--

What about conservative atheists?

Yes, we are a thing.

Anonymous said...

What is the negative impact downriver?

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