Yazoo Backwater expected to crest at 93 feet


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – According to the Mississippi Levee Board, the forecasted crest for the Yazoo Backwater is 93 feet.

When the water reaches that height, there will be 370,000 acres underwater in the South Delta.

However, the Steele Bayou Structure Gates are expected to reopen around February 1, 2020.

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