Severe Weather

Severe weather on the Coast

Although the potential tropical cyclone has yet to advance to the stage at which it receives a name, several cities along the Coast have taken precautions. Pascagoula, Pass Christian, and Biloxi…

Tornado aftermath in Tupelo

Cleanup continues over in Tupelo after a tornado touched down in several parts of the city Sunday night. The tornado hit Tupelo around 10 p.m., downing powerlines and trees while causing significant damage to some homes. Several homes along…

Severe storm damage across the state

Severe storms moved through parts of Mississippi Sunday. Cleanup is underway in Yazoo County where a tornado passed through yesterday. Multiple homes along Witherspoon Road suffered damage. Strong winds split trees in half and sent debris scattered throughout yards.…

Tornadoes cause damage in Mississippi; Tupelo hit at night

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) — Multiple tornadoes have caused damage across Mississippi, destroying homes and uprooting trees. But no injuries have been reported. A line of severe storms rolled through the state Sunday. Meteorologists declared a “tornado emergency” for Tupelo…

Severe weather around the state

Severe weather is making its way across parts of the south. Damage is being reported in Wayne County after a tornado struck there earlier today. A Hattiesburg resident shot video of the storm. Wayne County Emergency Management…

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…

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…

Harrison County officials and local leaders meet

The Harrison County Emergency Management Agency met today ahead of the hurricane. The Harrison County Fire Department is requesting additional personal from FEMA and will be pulling response when winds reach 45 miles per hour. Electric companies…