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Storms cause wrecks, localized flash flooding

A weather-related crash on Highway 11 north of Meridian is under investigation.
A weather-related crash on Highway 11 north of Meridian is under investigation.(WTOK)
Published: Mar. 31, 2021 at 12:35 PM CDT
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) -Severe thunderstorms rolled through East Mississippi and West Alabama Wednesday afternoon and caused a few problems.

Law enforcement responded to several crashes, including a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 11 near the the Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop H headquarters.

Ditches and creeks across the area filled up quickly with storm water
Ditches and creeks across the area filled up quickly with storm water(WTOK)

Localized flash flooding was also reported in some areas in and around Meridian.

Localized flash flooding was reported in some spots around Meridian
Localized flash flooding was reported in some spots around Meridian(WTOK)

Parts of the area, including Lauderdale County and Clarke County in Mississippi and Sumter and Choctaw Counties in Alabama are under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until five o’clock.

Severe storms dumped heavy rain across Meridian
Severe storms dumped heavy rain across Meridian(WTOK)

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