More Rain Predicted In Soggy Southeast

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 8:44 am
By: News On 6

GENEVA, Ala. (AP) - More storms are forecast today and tomorrow across parts of the Southeast already swamped by days of rain.

Some areas have seen rainfall between 5 and 11 inches in recent days. A few isolated spots have had about a foot and a-half.

Hundreds of homes have been flooded, roads have washed out, and schools closed.

People in southern Mississippi are still cleaning up from last week's tornadoes and flooding -- and disaster officials are warning of another round of potentially severe storms that could fill already-swollen rivers.

In southeast Alabama, jail inmates have been helping fill sandbags for people to place in front of their homes to keep the water out.

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