NWS: No Tornado Touchdown in Scott County

The widespread storm damage in eastern Scott County and western Newton County late Tuesday night was the result of straight-line winds, not a tornado.  That's what the National Weather Service is saying after a survey team inspected the damage in and around Forest and... Read More.

NWS: Long-Track Tornado Confirmed in East-Central MS

The storm surveys following this week’s tornado outbreak in Mississippi have just begun.  And already, the National Weather Service has confirmed the state’s second-longest tornado this year.  The EF-2 storm was on the ground for 25 miles through portions of Jasper, Newton and Lauderdale... Read More.


NWS: A Close Call for Kosciusko Tuesday Night

A week after Thanksgiving, Kosciusko should still be counting its blessings.   The National Weather Service says a thunderstorm supercell which moved across the city Tuesday night had the potential to produce a strong tornado—in the EF-2 to EF-3 range—had it touched down.“That storm as... Read More.

NWS: Two Local Tornadoes Confirmed

The National Weather Service has confirmed tornado touchdowns in Leake and Neshoba counties.  An EF-0 tornado with top winds of 85 miles an hour hit west of Carthage Wednesday before moving into the city.  The tin roof of a house was peeled back and... Read More.


NWS: 89 Tornadoes In Four Weeks

After getting through January,  February and the first three weeks of March without a single tornado in Mississippi, the state has been battered by 89 over a period of less than four weeks.  That includes 27 tornadoes on March 22nd, 29 on March 30th,... Read More.

NWS Surveying Local Storm Damage Today

A National Weather Service survey team today plans to inspect Wednesday’s storm damage in Attala and Leake counties to determine if it was caused by a tornado—and if so, how strong that storm might have been.  Already, ten tornadoes have been confirmed in Mississippi,... Read More.