The River Flood warning for parts of Delta and Hopkins County remains in effect. The South Sulphur River near Cooper staged at 20.98 feet Tuesday morning at 9:15 a.m. Flood stage is 16 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. The river will continue rising to a crest near 22 feet by Thursday evening and then begin falling but remain above flood stage.
Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.