MDOT working on roads damaged from ice storm and rain

JACKSON, MISS. – Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) crews are responding to damaged roads in the wake of Winter Storm Heather. The culmination of freezing temperatures, snow, ice and sleet, followed by significant heavy rains, caused an unprecedented number of potholes on State Routes... Read More.

Wanted: More Rain Observers

We'll never know how much rain fell last week in some parts of Mississippi.  The largest amount officially recorded was about 13 and a half inches in Newton County.  But the National Weather Service says radar estimates showed as much as 15 inches in... Read More.

Heavy Rain Could Interfere with Gator Season

PHOTO CREDIT: MDWFP More than 3500 hunters will be out in their boats starting Friday as Mississippi's alligator season gets underway.  But just like last year, the weather could interfere with the hunt.  776 gators were harvested last season, down from a typical year because... Read More.


More rain expected for central Mississippi this week

More heavy rain is expected to impact central Mississippi this week.Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Jackson predict are predicting anywhere from 1 to 2 inches of rainfall.The heaviest amounts of rain are expected Tuesday - Wednesday morning.Flash flood and rising river levels... Read More.