hurricane preparedness

Governor Tate Reeves visits Ground Zero Museum in Waveland

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across our state and the country, the threat of hurricane season intensifies as well as South Mississippians prepare for any disaster in new socially distant ways. This morning, Governor Tate Reeves visited Waveland’s Ground…

MDOT urges coastal residents to plan for hurricanes

HATTIESBURG, MISS. – Hurricane season is officially underway and the Mississippi Department of Transportation is urging South Mississippi residents to prepare now. “Hurricane season is well underway and we’ve already had a tropical system hit the Mississippi Gulf Coast. That just…

Mississippi Power crews ready to roll

There are those who stay here on the Coast regardless of the threat a hurricane may bring, among them are those who work at Mississippi Power. Ninety-five years and going strong, like the people of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Mississippi…

Senior Matters: Hurricane readiness

Of all the dangers Mother Nature brings, hurricanes can be the worst for our area and can be much worse for senior citizens. August 29th, 2005, a day that is stuck in the minds of many South Mississippians, especially 76-year-old…

Hurricane Preparedness

The 2018 Mississippi Partners and Preparedness Summit wrapped up this afternoon and the main topic was hurricane preparedness. “As we enter into the 2018 hurricane season, we must be prepared for the potential for a catastrophic storm impacting our state.”…

MDOT at MGM Park

With all eyes on Harvey, the Mississippi Department of Transportation wants to make sure that people along the Coast know what to do in case of an emergency. Representatives from the Mississippi Department of Transportation stopped by the Shuckers game…

Storm siren testing in Biloxi

Biloxi residents will soon hear sirens once a month as part of the city’s emergency warning system. The tests will begin on July 5th and continue on the first Wednesday of every month during hurricane season. Ten warning sirens located…

Mock disaster management training in Harrison County

Today in Gulfport, the Harrison County Emergency Operations Center is firing on all cylinders. A large group of public safety officials from across Harrison County are holding mock training exercises to ensure their plans and preparations are complete as we…

Hurricane Preparedness Week

The sun may be shining and there are no clouds in the sky today in south Mississippi, but perfect weather does not last forever. Hurricane season begins June 1st and Governor Phil Bryant declared May 23rd-27th as Hurricane Preparedness Week,…

The time to start preparing for hurricane season is now

Hurricane season officially starts June 1st and officials say the time to start preparing is now. Governor Phil Bryant has declared May 29th through June 2nd as Hurricane Preparedness Week in Mississippi to ensure residents are prepared for the upcoming…