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- GOV. BRYANT DECLARES FALL SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK (10/20/2017) - PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant declares Oct. 23-27 as Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Mississippi. Mississippi is making the transition into fall, opening the severe weather season. The state has been hit by 779 tornadoes in the months … Continue reading
- “GREAT CENTRAL U.S. SHAKEOUT” EARTHQUAKE DRILL SET FOR OCTOBER 19, 2017 (10/17/2017) - PEARL –The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is encouraging everyone in the state to take part in the 2017 “Great Central U.S. ShakeOut” Earthquake Drill on Thursday, October 19 at 10:19 a.m. During the self-led drill, participants practice how … Continue reading
- MDEQ Lifts Closure for Three Stations in Hancock County (10/12/2017) - (JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, lifted closures Thursday for Stations 1, 2, and 3 in Hancock County. Closures are lifted for: Station 1 – Lakeshore Beach – from the Silver … Continue reading