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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…

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…

Reeves announces storm disaster assistance from SBA

Governor Tate Reeves on Friday announced disaster assistance for Mississippi businesses and residents hit by the severe storms and tornado on April 19, 2020. Working to help Mississippians recover from the devastation, Governor Reeves sent a letter to Administrator Jovita…

Governor Tate Reeves surveys tornado damage

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves today toured parts of the state that were hit hard by severe weather on Sunday. Soso was one of the areas in Jones County that suffered heavy damage. Drone video shows homes with roofs ripped off…

The road to storm recovery

Early Sunday morning a tornado ripped through parts of the Escatawpa community, leaving damage on all levels. The EF-1 tornado’s winds rose to 110 miles per hour during its mile stretch of an Escatawpa community, leaving damage to 16 homes.…

Tornado hits neighborhood in Escatawpa

South Mississippi felt the impacts of the storm system. A tornado hit Escatawpa early Sunday morning. The EF-1 tornado touched down shortly before 3 a.m., making its way past homes just off Highway 613 in Jackson County. The National Weather…