WLBT-TV (Jackson, MS) reports the flooding at the MS overlook this past Tuesday.
Taken from the Riverfront Park which may go underwater as well.
Barge heading downstream.
Next to the Vicksburg Riverfront Park is the Diamond Jacks Casino. As you can see it is lapping at their back door. Diamond Jacks is closed now. Also, AmeriStar has closed it's doors. Grand Station Casino, formally, Horizon, has been closed for renovations. Their are only two Casinos left, Riverwalk and Rainbow. They will most likely close in a few days.
Rail near the parking lot at Diamond Jacks. Rail may be shut down as well.
A huge tugboat passes while pushing a barge up the MS River.
Ergon's Maritime boats leaving and going to the Port of Vicksburg. The port has 25 businesses and for the time being can deliver goods. An area between U.S. 61 North and the port is expected to flood. South of I-20, flooding is predicted between the river and U.S. 61 South, extending into northwest Claiborne County and east on the Big Back River to Fisher Ferry Road. International Paper, Vicksburg Mill at Redwood (north) will close tomorrow to prepare for the rising water.
A small boat speeds past the huge tugboat as it prepares to make the wide turn in the bend of the river.