hurricane season

Mississippi Power offers storm preparation tips

Gulfport, Miss. – As Tropical Depression Fred continues moving across the Southeast and a pair of tropical systems – Grace and Henri – have formed, Mississippi Power is encouraging customers that now is the time to review your family’s 2021 storm…

NOAA gives hurricane season update

Forecasters say the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season shows no signs of slowing. That’s the word from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration after their season update. According to NOAA’s climate prediction center, conditions remain conducive for an above average hurricane…

MDOT urges coastal residents to plan for hurricanes

HATTIESBURG, MISS. – Hurricane season is officially underway and the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is urging South Mississippi residents to prepare now. “We’ve already had a tropical system threaten the Mississippi Coast, and we’re only a month into hurricane season,”…

Live Local: Remembering Hurricane Camille

It’s currently hurricane season here on the Coast and Mississippi officials are making sure residents stay prepared and up to date on the latest information. Over the years, technology had made…

Bye Alpha, Eta: Greek alphabet ditched for hurricane names

By SETH BORENSTEIN The Atlantic hurricane season seems to be changing and so are some assumptions about it, with meteorologists dumping the Greek alphabet for busy seasons like last year. Meteorologists Wednesday eliminated Greek as back-up if there are more…

2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season wraps up

The nightmare 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is finally over, but the toll it took on the Gulf Coast can be seen no matter where you go. Trouble in the tropics started early with the first named storm…

Harrison County EMA watching Zeta

Don’t pack up your hurricane kit just yet! While hurricane season is almost over, there’s Zeta to worry about. News 25 reached out to the Harrison County Emergency Management Agency to gather information regarding Zeta preparations. This…

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…

Hurricane Season is here

Hurricane season began Monday and we are already tracking the tropics. This year, officials say preparing for the season will be different than before. South Mississippi is no stranger to tropical storms and hurricanes, but this will be the first…

First day of 2020 Hurricane Season

Yet another threat for the U.S. this year as today is the start of the 2020 hurricane season. NOAA and other organizations predict it’s going to be an above average year. States along the Atlantic Coast, including Florida, now have…

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…