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City officials say they need to drain Long Creek Reservoir and cut a 40-foot section out of the lake's dam to protect lives and property downstream, but it is unclear from engineering reports and state officials if the dam needs to be totally drained and breached to shore up the dam.
If there are bald eagles nesting at Long Creek Reservoir, then city officials need to contact the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, said Nick Winstead, an ornithologist with the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, & Parks Museum of Natural Science.
Monday marks three months since the April 28 tornado ripped through Decatur, causing extensive damage to homes, businesses and government buildings.