An airboat pilots a trio of evacuees Friday from the Glendale subdivision, east of Greenwood. Families were also evacuated from flooding in the adjacent Lakeview subdivision and the nearby neighborhood around Mabyline Street. (By Tim Kalich)
A drone shot shows the extent of flooding Friday in the Glendale and Lakeview subdivisions. More than 200 homes throughout Leflore County, including Greenwood and Itta Bena, have reported getting water in them since more than 8 inches of rainfall hit the area Wednesday night and Thursday morning. (By Andy Lo)
Hours after floodwaters forced the evacuation Friday of scores of residents in Leflore County, the waters began to recede.
Leflore County Supervisor Robert Collins said the water was slowly coming down in the Glendale subdivision, site of the worst flooding, as well as in adjacent neighborhoods east of Greenwood.