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.


Winter Weather Info From MEMA

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency urges Mississippians to prepare for potential winter weather and extreme cold next week. Residents should be prepared for potential ice, cold temperatures, and possible prolonged power outages. As an arctic blast is predicted to move across the state, it... Read More.

MDOT preparing for potential winter weather

Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) officials are gearing up for potential winter weather in parts of Mississippi next week as a blast of arctic air moves south. Forecasts predict hard freezes with morning lows in the single-digits in parts the northern part... Read More.

Area baseball/softball games postponed due to weather

Several local baseball and softball games scheduled for today (Thursday) have been cancelled or postponed due to weather.The Kosciusko Lady Whippets home softball game against Neshoba Central scheduled has been cancelled.Additionally, Ethel's softball game against Sebastopol has been postponed. That game is a key... Read More.


Carthage Weather Radio Off the Air

FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON:The NOAA Weather Radio transmitter in Carthage is currently off the air.  Technicians have been contacted to resolve this issue.  We apologize for any inconvenience this outage may cause.


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.

Weather Service Issues Fire Danger Statement

From the National Weather Service in Jackson:  ...HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON...According to local forestry agencies and the U.S. Forest Service, recent dry conditions have made outdoor burning increasingly hazardous. Conditions are such that a spark from equipment, the heat from a catalytic converter, or any... Read More.