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Ice and Snow Possible Again Wed. & Thurs. in Mississippi
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) is again asking the public to prepare for another possible winter storm on Wednesday and Thursday.
Preparing for Winter Weather is Key
The Mississippi Department of Transportation (M.D.O.T.) has been notified by the National Weather Service (N.W.S.) of the potential for winter weather conditions throughout Mississippi during the next several days.
Bay Residents Donate Blood to Benefit the Northeast
Residents in Bay St. Louis rolled up their sleeves for a good cause Wednesday. Video Video
Winter Weather Update: Travel Remains Dangerous
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) urges Mississippians to exercise extreme caution during the ongoing winter weather event.
M.E.M.A. Monitoring Winter Weather Possibility
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) is working closely with the National Weather Service and monitoring the possibility of winter precipitation that may affect parts of the state Sunday night and continue into Tuesday.
Help Out Audubon Center by Counting Birds in Your Yard
The center is announcing their 18th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count. Video Video
M.E.M.A. Urges Preparation for Freezing Forecast
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) has been notified by the National Weather Service (N.W.S.) that the entire state may see a hard freeze over the next few days.
Cold Weather can be Deadly, A.M.R. Medics Warn
Plunging temperatures and wind chill are a direct threat to life and limb, especially for the elderly, small children, the chronically ill, substance abusers, and individuals for stay out in the cold for long periods of time.
Cold Weather Brings Danger to Outdoor Workers
For many working outside in the cold, dangerous conditions come on quickly. Video Video
Cold Weather Dangerous for Outdoor Workers
Wednesday night's cold weather will be dangerous, but what about people that work in the elements every day? Video Video
Gulfport Warns Residents of Electrical Fires During Winter
Electrical fires are a concern for homeowners, especially in the winter months when people are using lighting and heating appliances more regularly. Video Video
Snow Brought to Ocean Springs for Kids to Play In
As our friends up north are experiencing snow days, Thursday's cold weather inspired the City of Ocean Springs to have a snow day of their own! Video Video
People Flock to Shelters During Record Breaking Cold Temps
Nineteen degrees: a record low set in Gulfport, two degrees below the previous record set just last year in January, but this cold isn't just inconvenient, it can be downright deadly. Video Video
Coast Coliseum Opens Ice Skating Season for the Year
With the weather cooling down it's starting to feel like winter, and if you're in the mood for a cold weather activity, you're in luck. Video Video
Cold Temps Bring the Danger of Frostbite & Hypothermia
With the weather staying below freezing Thursday night, people need to be careful and take precautions to stay warm. Video Video
Check Tire Pressure in Cold Weather
With temperatures dropping this week, your car tire pressure may also be dropping. Video Video
The Season for Ice Skating is Here!
Friday night, the Mississippi Coast Coliseum opened its doors for the first night of ice skating. Video Video
Many Homeless People Are Stuck in the Cold This Winter
Many homeless individuals will take advantage of sleeping indoors, but there are still many more that will stay out in the cold. Video Video
Freezing Temps Cause Cold Weather Shelters to Open
Officials are predicting shelter doors will be open more this year than before, at a great cost to the organizations running them. Video Video
Are You & Your Car Ready for the Next Polar Vortex?
Last year showed us that winter weather can come sooner, end later, and hit unsuspecting parts of the country.
Gulf Coast Community Ministries Collecting Supplies for the Homeless
Gulf Coast Community Ministries is once again hosting its Camping for Hope event to provide for the homeless. Video Video
A.M.R. Reminds You to be Mindful of Cold Weather Dangers
American Medical Response (A.M.R.) has important suggestions for avoiding, recognizing and treating two deadly cold-related illnesses: hypothermia and frostbite.
Cold Weather Shelters Open for Second Night in a Row
It's another frigid day outside and along the Coast and cold weather shelters will be open again Friday night. Video Video
Cold Weather Shelters Open Across the Coast
Near freezing temperatures mean cold weather shelters across the Coast are opening up to help local homeless people. Video Video
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