Hurricane Zeta

Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann visits the Coast

Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann made a visit to the Coast today, meeting with local mayors to discuss recovery plans after Hurricane Zeta. He stopped at the Long Beach Harbor, moved to Pass Christian, and then Biloxi. Hosemann…

East Biloxi wakes up to Hurricane Zeta’s damage

Many people in South Mississippi woke up this morning with clearly visible signs of damage left in Hurricane Zeta’s wake. After a tumultuous night of wind, rain, and storm surge unleashed by Hurricane Zeta, the sun began…

Alabama man who drowned in Biloxi identified

An Alabama man taking video while Hurricane Zeta came ashore in Biloxi has been identified as the person who drowned near the Broadwater Marina. Fifty-eight-year-old Leslie Richardson had been watching the storm Wednesday evening. Richardson called for…

First known death from Zeta reported in Louisiana

A Louisiana coroner is confirming the first known death from Hurricane Zeta, that of a 55-year-old man who was electrocuted by downed power lines. Spokeswoman Alyson Neel with the Louisiana Department of Health said Wednesday night that the death was…

Ways to follow WXXV News 25 for Zeta coverage

Ways to follow WXXV Storm coverage tonight. Watch WXXV-TV (NBC and Fox) Watch online at WXXV25.COM and our Facebook Page Also, at 6pm listen to our coverage on iHeart Radio South Mississippi Radio Partners: NEWSTALK 104 9 K99 COUNTRY MAGIC…

Casinos announce closures ahead of Hurricane Zeta

The Mississippi Gaming Commission announced it is not mandating that casinos close for Hurricane Zeta, but did discourage people from visiting the gaming halls. “We have asked the properties to discourage patrons or staff from arriving at, or departing from…

DMR closes Area 5 to oyster harvesting at noon Wednesday

BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced Wednesday that Area 5 Approved growing waters are closed to the harvest of oysters beginning at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, due to the threat of…

Cities set curfews for ahead of Zeta landfall

Cities in South Mississippi are declaring curfews as an added safety precaution ahead of Hurricane Zeta's landfall tonight. "In anticipation of Hurricane Zeta's landfall, the City of Gulfport has issued a curfew. Residents are asked to be off the roadways…