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Lightning strike sparks fire at home in Saucier

No one was injured and one person escaped an early morning house fire in Saucier on Friday morning. Harrison County Fire Rescue reports the fire at the home on Old Highway 49 was started by a lightning strike. Harrison County…

House hit by lightning in Harrison County

A home was hit by lightning on Sweet Bay Dr. in Harrison County shortly before 5:00 p.m. Wednesday as severe weather moved through the area. There was heavy lightning and rain at the time the fire was reported. Two people…

SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK

Although temperatures didn't show it today.. Spring is on the way. And with spring comes the threat of severe weather. News 25's Gabby Easterwood has all you need to know on how to prepare and be aware, this severe weather…

Lightning causes fire at Ingalls Avenue Baptist Church

Lightning struck a church this morning in Pascagoula, causing it to catch fire. According to the Pascagoula Fire Department, around 9:30 this morning, neighbors told officials that a lightning strike hit the steeple of Ingalls Avenue Baptist Church. No injuries…

Lightning causes house fire in Pass Christian

This morning, a house in Pass Christian was struck by lightning. It was reported that the fire started in the attic. Several fire crews responded to the fire including Harrison County firefighters. There were no injuries reported.

06/16 Ryan's "Mostly Dry" Friday Forecast

South Mississippi saw way less rain throughout the day than we did over the last few, but storms are moving in from the North and will bring some over the next few hours. Click for the full forecast.

05/03 Ryan's "Stormy" Wednesday Night Forecast

Storms are pushing into the area now and will continue over the next few hours. Our severe threat was lowered from "enhanced," "to slight," and now to "marginal," so little damaging weather is expected though we will see some strong storms. Watch the forecast for details.

Lightning causes house fire in Harrison County

This morning’s severe weather left a Harrison County family homeless after lightning struck their attic, starting a fire. Luckily a woman and a five-year-old escaped unhurt. Their home, handed down from generation to generation, was not so lucky. News 25’s…

Lightning Causes Harrison County House Fire

Lightning from this afternoon's storms is being blamed for causing a house fire on Longwood Drive. Fire investigators tell News 25 the lightning struck the back of the home, causing it to catch fire. No one was hurt in the…

Ryan's "Tropical Tuesday" Forecast

You might as well call today "Tropical Tuesday" since we saw the development of the fifth named Atlantic storm of the season, TS Earl. This system is expected to intensify into a Category 1 hurricane within the next 24 hours,…

Lightning Destroys Home

Flames ripped through a Woolmarket home this morning which officials say sparked from lightning. Three of the four family members were at the house off Shriners Boulevard at the time of the strike and managed to escape without injury. They…

Fire Engulfs House in Gulfport

Tornado watches and thunderstorms spread throughout South Mississippi today and lightning is being blamed for a house fire in Gulfport. Residents along the 11,000 block of River Bend Drive in Gulfport looked on as a fire raged through one home…