storm damage

Tornado sweeps through Picayune

A tornado swept through Picayune Wednesday night, damaging buildings and knocking out power in several areas. Today, debris could be seen along several roadways and some streets were closed off. No injuries…

More than 25 deaths after Ida remnants slam Northeast

NEW YORK (AP) - A stunned U.S. East Coast is facing a rising death toll, surging rivers, tornado damage and continuing calls for rescue after the remnants of Hurricane Ida walloped the region with record-breaking rain. At least 26 deaths…

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.…

Overnight storm damage in Harrison County

Here’s video from Harrison County Fire Chief Pat Sullivan showcasing storm damage in the county. This is from the overnight storms that moved through Harrison County causing street flooding, accidents, fire alarms, and several homes struck by…

Safety tips for dealing with storm damage

It’s been almost three months since Hurricane Zeta pummeled our area and some people are still waiting for repairs to be complete. As many of us South Mississippians know, it’s best to assess damages as quickly as…

Zeta damage repairs continue at Beauvoir

Hurricane Zeta caused damage all across the Coast, ripping away the entrance to Beauvoir. It’s one of the most well-known historical landmarks on the Coast and you can see the fence in disarray as you drive along…

MEMA releases preliminary Hurricane Delta damage reports

MISSISSIPPI (WCBI) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency releases preliminary Hurricane Delta damage reports. Those early reports are coming in from southwest Mississippi. Adams County, where Natchez is located, is reporting damage to 27 homes. Three of those houses were destroyed. One business had major damage. Claiborne County had six homes impacted. Jefferson, Lincoln, and […]

Storms impact Ship Island Excursions

After many challenges this year, Ship Island Excursions is dealing with another one in the wake of Hurricane Sally. 2020 has once again provided a big hurdle for Ship Island Excursions. Captain Louis Skrmetta said, "I've been doing this for…

Storm damage in Jackson County

After the effects of Sally, Jackson County faced some damage with fallen trees and power outages. Moss Point resident Jacob Hardin and his family spent Wednesday afternoon clearing debris in front of their home on Jefferson Avenue after Sally left…

Evaluating storm damage in Pascagoula

Conditions in the City of Pascagoula improve as Hurricane Sally heads east. However, there’s some limbs scattered on the roads of Pascagoula as they were knocked around by strong gusts of winds. As of now, residents are encouraged to stay…

Harrison County EMA on track with online storm damage reporting

Cristobal clean up continues and so does storm damage reporting and data collection in the aftermath of the tropical storm. Harrison County is now offering an online system to help residents, the government, and business owners with storm damage reporting.…

Red Cross assessing the damage from Cristobal

The Red Cross is currently assessing all of the damage left behind across the state by Cristobal. The American Red Cross shelters and feeds people after a disaster. There was not a lot of demand for those services in the…

Assessing Cristobal’s impact in Waveland

The City of Waveland is still assessing storm damage following Cristobal’s impacts on the area. The waters have mostly receded along Beach Boulevard in Waveland, making way for curious sightseers and allowing officials to get a sense of cleanup operations…

Post-storm damage at Long Beach Harbor

The City of Long Beach was one of the hardest hit areas in Harrison County during Cristobal. The Long Beach Harbor took some significant damage. It’s been a hectic weekend at the Long Beach Harbor, just ask Harbor Master William…

Cristobal clean up in Pass Christian

Cristobal clean up continues today in Pass Christian. City crews and residents will be busy over the next week and a half in the wake of this rainmaker. What a difference a day makes. Mary-Catherine Scriber and her family watched…

Harrison County Emergency Management reports Cristobal aftermath

While much of the flooding in Harrison County has subsided, we’re still experiencing extreme high tide and south winds are continuing to push water and sand onto Highway 90. In the aftermath of Cristobal, Harrison County Emergency Management received reports…

Cristobal leaves behind damaged Biloxi Beach

Tropical Depression Cristobal left behind quite a bit of damage and debris in Biloxi along the beach. Today, Biloxi city officials are out surveying the damage that the storm caused. Mayor FoFo Gilich said Cristobal caused a bit more damage…