Strong Winds are likely today. Gusty winds are expected in our area in addition to any possible storms. Sustained winds up to 15-25 mph with gusts up to 30-40 mph are possible. Weak trees and limbs may break and fall. High profile vehicles may become unsteady in gusts. Timing is between 12pm-7pm.
Severe weather is still possible. The National Weather Service of Jackson says that isolated severe storms capable of damaging winds and small hail will be possible mainly Tuesday evening across the Delta, then our region of the Central Mississippi area could be impacted Wednesday morning into the afternoon. Attala, Leake, Neshoba and Winston Counties are all included... Read More.
1,182,605 vaccines have been administered in Mississippi with 1,461,795 distributed. 7566 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 7583 people from Leake, 6961 from Neshoba, and 6961 from Winston county. Vaccines have now been distributed in multiple venues around the state. Governor Reeves announced vaccination eligibility has now expanded to ages 16 and over. Vaccines will be distributed... Read More.
Wind gusts of 30-40mph will be possible Monday night into Tuesday morning according to the national weather service. Winds may cause weak trees to fall. High profile vehicles may become unsteady due to wind gusts. Timing is midnight until 7am Tuesday morning. This includes areas in our region.
Forecasters say Deep South towns already coated in ice could experience more travel problems and shutdowns as another blast of winter weather approaches. The National Weather Service says northern sections of Mississippi and Louisiana may get another 2 inches of snow and ice through Thursday. Travel difficulties could linger since low temperatures are predicted in the teens at night... Read More.
The Mask Mandate Continues. Governor Reeves announced that 75 out of the 82 counties are part of the extension which includes Attala, Leake, Neshoba and Winston. This mandate continues until March 3rd. The previous mandate was scheduled to expire yesterday. More details to come.
As of today 270,205 vaccines have been administered in Mississippi with 235,057 first round vaccinations and 35,148 second round vaccinations.1615 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 1767 people from Leake,1969 from Neshoba, and 1969 from Winston county. Overall 537,400 vaccines have been received and distributed throughout Mississippi as of today. Vaccination Sites MSDH Nat... Read More.
Covid-19 Vaccines are coming soon to Walmart locations in Mississippi. According to Dr. Thomas Dobbs, State Health Officer, certain locations will soon provide the vaccine in conjunction with the federal retail pharmacy program for Covid-19. This program is a collaboration between the federal government, states and territories, and 21 national pharmacy partners and independent pharmacy networks. As of... Read More.
243,890 vaccines have been administered in Mississippi with 217,443 first round vaccinations and 26,447 second round vaccinations. 1537 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 1627 people from Leake, 1826 from Neshoba and 1436 from Winston county. Overall 528,150 vaccines have been received and distributed throughout Mississippi as of today. Vaccines are available in our region at the Neshoba... Read More.
The 56th Annual Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo starts today and runs through February 22nd. The largest rodeo event east of the Mississippi River brings in participants from all over the world and generates millions of dollars in the local economy. For more information on the rodeo, concerts and schedules, download the Dixie National Livestock Show and... Read More.
Vaccinations continue. According to the Mississippi Department of Health, 62,744 people from across the state have received their first vaccination. 307 people have been vaccinated from Attala, 178 people from Leake, 480 from Neshoba and 272 from Winston county. Vaccine providers administering COVID-19 vaccine are required to report the doses administered to the Mississippi Immunization Information Exchange... Read More.
Free Covid-19 testing is available at the Attala and Winston County Department of Health today. However, before visiting a county health department or other testing site, you must first be screened by speaking with a UMMC clinician to determine your likelihood of COVID-19 infection or exposure. This can be done by calling 601-496-7200 or completing the UMMC... Read More.