Leake, Neshoba and 14 other counties will get federal assistance in covering the cost of debris removal following tornadoes in June. The White House has approved Mississippi's request for public assistance for those counties and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. The Mississippi Emergency... Read More.
Leake, Neshoba and 14 other counties would be reimbursed for most of what they spent in cleaning up debris left behind by some of last month's tornadoes-- if the White House approves the state’s request for a major disaster declaration. Malary White with the... Read More.
A tornado which hit Pontotoc County early Saturday has left one person dead and four others injured. And there's been damage across Mississippi, some of it at the Cooper Tire plant in Tupelo. The National Weather Service confirmed several tornadoes as they moved through... Read More.
Even though the thunderstorm supercell which moved directly over Kosciusko Tuesday night didn't produce a tornado in the city, it did so later in the evening as it tracked to the northeast. The National Weather Service says the same supercell was responsible for an... Read More.
Severe storms including tornadoes swept across Mississippi last night damaging homes in several counties and knocking out power to more than 11,000 customers. The National Weather Service says Lowndes County was among the hardest-hit areas with a grocery store and church damaged north of... Read More.
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.
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.
The National Weather Service has now confirmed a total of 15 tornadoes from last Wednesday's outbreak of severe storms in Mississippi. Two of them were on the ground in Winston County at the same time. 0851 PM TORNADO ... Read More.
The National Weather Service has confirmed three tornado touchdowns in Attala County during the storms that moved through the state on March 22nd. All three were rated EF-1, one of them the same tornado that hit Goodman. NWS says that tornado tracked out... Read More.
Severe weather is possible today. According to the National Weather Service in Jackson, isolated severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour, and hail up to quarter size are possible across the entire area. A tornado can not... Read More.