MDOT urges public to prepare for severe weather

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is working to spread awareness about the importance of preparing for potential severe weather in Mississippi. To further prepare Mississippians for severe weather season in March, April and May, Gov. Tate Reeves declared... Read More.

Friday Storms Cause Power Outages

A combination of morning storms and gusty winds blew down trees and power lines across the state Friday.   As of noon, almost 44,000 outages were being reported including 1,758 in Attala County, 1,586 in Leake County and 347 in Neshoba County.   By 9 pm... Read More.


Severe Storms Produce Scattered Damage, Large Hail

There wasn't much wind damage reported in Mississippi after severe storms swept through the state yesterday and last night.   In Lauderdale County, a roof was damaged and power lines were knocked down in Monroe County.  Trees were blown down in Columbus and Starkville.   And... Read More.

Scattered Damage After Severe Storms In Mississippi

A line of severe storms pushed across Mississippi Thursday, producing several tornado warnings but little damage. Some trees were blown down in the Kosciusko, Canton, Camden and Lexington areas, power line damage was reported in several locations and a home and barn in Flora... Read More.


Reeves announces disaster aid for February severe weather

Mississippi businesses and residents who were hurt by Pearl River flooding in February are now eligible to receive disaster assistance.Gov. Tate Reeves, in a news release Thursday, said the U.S. Small Business Administration approved his request to make low-interest loans available to those affected... Read More.


Update: Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Weather Statement issued March 04 at 5:​15​AM CST ...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR NORTHERN LEAKE...SOUTHERN ATTALA AND NORTHEASTERN MADISON COUNTIES WILL EXPIRE AT 515 AM CST... The storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area and the warning will be allowed to... Read More.