021601-04 Weather

021601-03 Weather

Thomas Wells

A motorist plows through standing water on East Main Street in Tupelo Friday afternoon during a severe downpour. Heavy rains have caused flash floods and other damage to property.

021604 Weather

Thomas wells

A motorist passes a drain pipe that is relieving a lake on U.S. Highway 178 East Friday morning. Water runoff is the biggest cause of flash floods because the drainage systems can not handle the volume of water.