Tropical Storm Claudette causes flooding in Pine Belt


HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – South Mississippi started off extremely wet as Tropical Storm Claudette was set to hit down in the Pine Belt on Saturday.

There were reports of isolated street flooding in Pearl River County and Forrest County. There was also isolated street flooding in Hattiesburg. 

Dean Pierce, a firefighter, said people should stay out of their yard because tree limbs fall on them and could hurt them. He said people should unplug all appliances.

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