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Tornado and flood response in Jackson County

Red Cross volunteers have responded to a tornado in Gautier and flash flooding in the Pascagoula area. Other Red Crossers are responding to weather events in the Hattiesburg and Petal area. No other information available at this time.

Heavy rain moves into Louisiana and Mississippi

Heavy rains from the remnants of Hurricane Harvey moved into Louisiana. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch all over southeast Louisiana, southwest Mississippi, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast through Thursday. Heavy rain from Harvey is forecast…

8/3 - Payton's Thursday Afternoon Forecast

Most of the activity is staying to our south today as it fights drier air as it moves north, but scattered showers are possible for the remainder of the day.

One year since major flash flood in Gulfport

It was one year ago today when cities along South Mississippi received extreme rainfall, dumping as much as ten inches of rain, flooding homes and businesses. The flash flood caused 20 homes and businesses to be destroyed in Gulfport and…

Ryan's "Flood Watch" Friday

The Flood Watch may have expired but the Flash Flood watch has been extended through Sunday morning. Several inches of rain has already saturated our ground, and continued showers and t-storms will likely cause a few more headaches before it's…

Ryan's "Drier Thursday Evening" Forecast

As expected, a drier Thursday evening after another wet and rough day of storms. Now that the storms are cut off from their main source of energy, daytime heating, we're starting to see the storms dissipate a bit and are…

Ryan's "Wet Wednesday" Forecast

The forecast for the week has been spot on so far, and today's wet Wednesday is only the beginning. Expect showers and t-storms to continue over the next few hours but will begin to weaken after sundown. Tonight's low will…