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Road Closure - Warrenton Road

alertOn Monday, October 27, 2014, Warrenton Rd. just south of Kemp Bottom Rd will be closed from 6:00 am until 4:00 pm for construction work.

Road Closure - Crawford Street

Crawford Street between Washington and Walnut will be closed Friday, November 8, 2013, due to construction work being done on the Mississippi River Commission Building.

Intersection at First East and Washington Closed Due to Water Repairs - * UPDATE *

warningRepairs to the water line have been completed. The street is being repaved and and should be reopened by Thursday morning. Since water service was not interrupted, there was no need for a boil water order. A temporary detour around the
construction site is in place for emergency and local traffic. Read more ...

Water Main Break - UPDATE

warningLate Wednesday afternoon there was 12" water main break in the Pemberton and Hwy 61 area. As of this morning, 09/19/2013, water service has been restored and most if not all businesses are open. There is a boil water notice for the area.

Flood Safety Awareness Week - March 18-22, 2013

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are partnering to improve public awareness for National Flood Safety Awareness Week, March 18-22, 2013. The agencies' goal is to improve understanding about flood risk among individuals, families, businesses and communities. Knowledge and the right precautions can protect families, homes and finances.

For More information on the above FEMA News Release go to,

The National Weather Service Jackson Office has prepared a pdf booklet, to download go to the following link:

For local Vicksburg Flood Hazard information you may access related documents on this website by going to "Library" - "Docs & Forms" then clicking on the "Inspections and Planning" folder to view the list of documents to download, i.e.  "A Citizens Guide to Flood Protection", "Warren County Flood Hazards" and other related documents.

Flood Hazard map information is also accessible through the City's GIS Geoportal after reading the GIS disclaimer.

For areas inside the City Limits, you may also contact the Building & Inspections Floodplain Manager at 601-634-4528 or the Warren County Emergency Management Floodplain Manager at 601-636-1544 for locations outside the city limits.

Boil Water Notices

The Guide to Boil Water Alerts

Vickbsurg water plantThe Vicksburg Water Treatment Plant, under the direction of Mr. Pat McGuffie, operates 24 hours per day 365 days per year to provide residents with a quality water supply. Water is extracted from aquifers beneath the earth's surface, treated at the plant and then pumped into homes and businesses throughout the city. City of Vicksburg municipal water customers enjoy an excellent product that exceeds the standards set for potable water.

Boil Water Notice - Drusilla Lane * LIFTED *

alertDue to a broken water main in your area, water customers are asked to boil their water until further notice: Drusilla Lane    * * * LIFTED * * *

Boil Water Notice - Hwy 61 Grange Hall Area - LIFTED

alertDue to a broken water main in your area, water customers are asked to boil their water until further notice: on the east side of HWY 61 South - from 4326 Hwy 61 South to Grange Hall Road. *** LIFTED ***

Boil Water Notice, Berryman Rd Area - Lifted

warningDue to a water main break, the Vicksburg water department has issued a boil water alert for water customers in the following areas: from Berryman Rd, east on Clay St to Hwy 80 city limits sign and all of Berryman Rd to the City Limits signs including Maxwell Dr. and YMCA Place. Customers are asked to boil their water until further notice. * * * LIFTED * * * 

Boil Water Notice, North Washington and Hwy 61 Area * LIFTED*

warningDue to a broken six inch water main in your area the Vicksburg Water department has issued a boil water notice for the Hwy 61 North, North Washington St and Wells Rd area. Until further notice, please boil your water before consumption. * * * LIFTED * * * 

Emergency Contact Info

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City of Vicksburg
Emergency Management
1401 Walnut Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180

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City of Vicksburg
Emergency Management
PO Box 150
Vicksburg, MS 39181

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General Info - Emergency

Vicksburg, MS, United States

47°F, Windchill: 47°F
Wind: 0 mph N
Humidity: 83%
Visibility: 0 mi
pressure: 30.29 in rising
Sunrise: 6:31 am
Sunset: 6:00 pm
Hi: 65°F, Low: 46°F
Hi: 54°F, Low: 49°F
Scattered Thunderstorms
Hi: 76°F, Low: 62°F
Hi: 61°F, Low: 28°F