hurricanes

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…

News 25 team coverage of Hurricane Laura

Continuing our team coverage of Laura, we turn back now to our neighbors to the west who will be getting more of the brunt of the major hurricane, especially those in the northeast corner of it. News 25’s Toni Miles…

Waveland’s Hurricane Museum honors founder

As the anniversary for Hurricane Katrina approaches next week, the hurricane museum in Waveland is now known as ‘Waveland’s Lili Stahler Murphy Ground Zero Museum’ honoring one of their founders. Lili Stahler Murphy opened the doors to the museum on…

Remembering Hurricane Camille 51 years later

It was a somber day of remembrance throughout South Mississippi and beyond on the 51st anniversary of Hurricane Camille. The Coast took a direct hit from the category five hurricane, still ranking as the second most intense hurricane on record…

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…

American Red Cross faces new challenges

Hurricane season is quickly approaching and for the American Red Cross this year will pose more challenges than ever before. The American Red Cross doesn’t stop even though there is a global health crisis. The way they operate just has…

Storm safety tips from the American Red Cross

Our local Red Cross and other branches of the nonprofit are making storm preparations, ready to deploy to any areas Dorian might impact, but also keeping locals in mind and sharing these tips when it comes to storm preparation. Keep…

Recapping 2018 Hurricane Season

The 2018 Hurricane season officially comes to an end this Friday. After breaking many records during the 2017 season, 2018 added a few more records to the list. After a fairly quiet start to the 2018 hurricane season, once August…

13 years since Hurricane Katrina hit the Coast

The peak of hurricane season is right around the corner and the 13th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is tomorrow. It was a day that devastated the lives of many on the Gulf Coast and a day that Harrison County Emergency…

Hurricane Nate name retired as hurricane name

Say goodbye to hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate. Due to extensive damage caused by the hurricanes, the World Meteorological Organization has officially retired all four storm names. Storm names are retired if they were so deadly or destructive that…

Forecasting natural disasters

It’s a global effort to keep people safe from hurricanes and one of the most important agencies for forecasting these natural disasters is the Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command located right here in South Mississippi. Meteorologist Payton Malone went…

Hurricane season on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

2017 has been a year of extreme weather, from flooding rains in South Mississippi to record breaking hurricanes. News 25’s Payton Malone traveled to our local National Weather Service office in Slidell and has the story. It’s been an extremely…

Hurricane Hunters in full swing

In the midst of Hurricane season and the devastation that has rocked several parts of the United States over the last few weeks, the Hurricane Hunters at Keesler Air Force Base are in full effect and ready to take on…

More active hurricane season expected

Today is June 1st and that means hurricane season has arrived. The National Weather Service says the Coast hasn’t gone this long without even a category one hurricane since before Hurricane Camille, explaining we’re long overdue. It’s been nearly 12…