Friday, February 14, 2020

River Overruns Ratliff

Rick Guy took out Kingfish 1 yesterday and shot some photos of Ratliff's Ferry.  Check out the Pearl River as it rises over Ratliff's Ferry. 


Anonymous said...

No new flood control projects since the massive 79 flood. It’s hard to fathom. So much tragedy for thousands of people. But hey, we gotta save those turtles.

Anonymous said...

Hey Turtles lives matter!

Anonymous said...

Would it help if Finish the Pumps and One Lake was built?? Ask Nimrod -the engineer wizard of theDelta. Not making fun—that really is his name.Stop building in the floodplain and destroying wetlands. Hopefully a way can be found to allow flood victims to get out of harms way in the future.Turtles Lives Matter—-that’s cute.

Cynical Sam said...

Be patient, grasshoppers. Mayor Baby Chock is agressively working on some radical ideas that will fix all of Jackson's ills.

Couldn't y'all just see him overflowing with ideas and confidence at yesterday's presser? That ladies and gentlemen is a born leader.

Jacktown is truly blessed to have such an accomplished chief executive.

Anonymous said...

Or just move back half a mile.

Anonymous said...

Just had the hottest January in recorded history. Better get used to these extreme weather events, they are only going to be more frequent as we continue to shit on on scientific facts.

Anonymous said...

There is a difference between weather and climate. You can't make a claim or prediction without data and there is no historical climate data showing increased rainfall caused by atmospheric C02.

As a matter of fact you climate alarmists predicted CO2 would cause drought 5 years ago and now you are blaming all of the rain on C02.

Prior to that you clinate alarmists predicted global warming would mean no more winters and no more snowfall. We are having record cold and record snowfall. It snowed in both Texas and Saudi Arabia this winter.

The truth is you cant predict any further than a 5 day forecast. All climate change predictions since James Hansen's testimony before Congress in the 1980s have been wrong.

And they will continue to be wrong because atmospheric C02 doesn't produce a meaningful change on global temperatures.

Aisle B Bach said...

@9:56 It would be nice if you would stop referring to hyperbole as fact...2020 did not even make the top 10 for warmest January...please do a little research before you hyperventilate and cry that the sky is falling

Anonymous said...

Tragedy is pending and some of you just want to take shots at the mayor. With all of his faults, a flooding Pearl river is not one of them. Come on man.

Anonymous said...

The liberals and econutters are always trying to connect weather to climate change. Next thing you know someone will show up here and try to claim there is some sort of connection between flooding in Mississippi and record temperatures in Antarctica.

A series of unfortunate events- floods in Mississippi, 69 degrees yesterday in Antarctica and yet these places are several thousand miles apart.

Just like Bill O Reilly said about tides! "Tide goes in, tide goes out. Never a miscommunication. You can’t explain that."

Anonymous said...

You climate deniers are literally stealing children's future.

The evidence is rising in the streets and you cant stop supporting big oil and big ag corporations.

Anonymous said...

11:09 You have been indoctrinated with anti business crap. Big oil and ag business have nothing to do with flooding. You grasp of history is none! The great flood of 1927 was the worst we have had. No big oil or ag business caused it. Grow up and stop spouting socialist propaganda!

Anonymous said...

More certified Farm Burro nonsense at 11:24. The bogus facts smell like one of those family farm manure lagoons. Or money. Take your pick.

The Farm Burro fool forgot to claim that draining millions of acres of wetlands in the Upper Mississippi and Ohio basins so they could be farmed prior to the floods of 1927 also had nothing to do with the great flood of 1927.

Anonymous said...

@10:26, what you just wrote is your own fantasy and completely incorrect and based on nothing but your own distorted fantasy that I’m sure was reinforced by some tabloid researcher on Fox News.. It’s pretty sad when half the population can look at a thermometer and call it fake news. This stuff is really not difficult. According to NOAA, January 2020 was the hottest in recorded history. This is a Trump controlled agency that admits the scientific fact of the global temperatures and you morons still try to act like you are smarter than the scientists who study this stuff for a living. It would at least be easier to understand your position if you would admit that you don’t care about the planet or future generations instead of pretending to be so gullible as to trust a politician’s opinion without any scientific data over phd’s who spend careers studying it.

Anonymous said...

No, 10:26 isn't wrong or making up fantasies. NASA and NOAA admitted to tampering with the data "becuz reasons" and the media just bought their answer.

It only took 3 seconds to Google it. No foxnews sources either.

Anonymous said...

This mother nature's work. Send those Federal $$ now

Anonymous said...

This is why we are ranked 50 and buy every lie Faux News vomits.

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