mississippi emergency management agency

2 people confirmed dead, 77 injured after Hurricane Zeta

HARRISON COUNTY, MISS. (WCBI) – Two people are confirmed dead on the Coast during Hurricane Zeta. Damage assessments continue this week as the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency works with county EMA directors. Both deaths happened in Harrison County. In all 77 people were injured during the storm. More than 9,000 homes received damage. Businesses and […]

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,…

Two Deaths & Two Weather Related Injuries

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency reports two deaths and at least two injuries statewide so far after the large storm system moved through our state. A child from Rankin County died at university medical center from an electric shock after…

Storm Damage Numbers Updated

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has released an update on just how many homes were damaged from this weekend's storms. More than 14-hundred homes were damaged in eight counties, 715 of them were destroyed or sustained major damage. According to…

Tornado Preparedness: Weather Alerts

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) and the National Weather Service (N.W.S.) are highlighting the importance of severe weather alerts for the final day of Tornado Preparedness Week.

M.E.M.A. Monitoring Winter Weather Possibility

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) is working closely with the National Weather Service and monitoring the possibility of winter precipitation that may affect parts of the state Sunday night and continue into Tuesday.

Four Deaths Confirmed & Damage Reported to M.E.M.A.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) has received confirmation of four deaths and at least 20 injuries from apparent tornadoes and severe weather that struck the state on Tuesday afternoon.

Storm Damage Reported to M.E.M.A.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) has received a report of injuries and storm damage in two counties as a result of the severe weather that moving through the state Tuesday.