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MDEQ Issues Flood Debris Clean-up Guidance

(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued debris guidance Monday for residents and business owners in flood-impacted areas cleaning up  flooded homes and businesses. In many cases, the debris may contain hazardous materials or contaminants mixed … Continue reading

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Updated Mississippi Flooding Response and Recovery

PEARL, Miss – The Mississippi State Emergency Operations Center has storm reports from 40 counties due to the heavy rainfall and flooding throughout the state. Initial damage reports show more than 600 homes with major damage and a total of … Continue reading

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MDOT Traffic Advisory: I-59 and I-10 may close due to flooding

I-59 and I-10 may close due to flooding WHO: Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) WHAT: Due to flooding, Interstate 59 and Interstate 10 in south Louisiana/Mississippi may close today. If these closures should occur, congestion will be a major issue … Continue reading

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Important Information About Flood Repairs

PEARL, Miss – As residents affected by recent flooding begin the clean-up process, there are some requirements for those that live or own businesses in the special flood hazard areas of a county. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency’s Floodplain Bureau … Continue reading

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Updated Mississippi Storm Reports: Sunday 2 p.m.

PEARL, Miss – The Mississippi State Emergency Operations Center has updated storm reports from 39 counties due to the heavy rainfall and flooding throughout the state. Initial damage reports show 185 homes destroyed or sustained major damage and a total … Continue reading

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Updated Mississippi Storm Reports 3.12.16 at Noon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2016 Noon PEARL – The State Emergency Operations Center has received storm reports from 41 counties due to the ongoing heavy rainfall and flooding throughout the state. There are no injuries or deaths being reported … Continue reading

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Updated 5 p.m. Storm Reports

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2016 PEARL – The State Emergency Operations Center has received storm reports from 35 counties due to the ongoing heavy rainfall and flooding throughout the state. There are no injuries or deaths being reported. The … Continue reading

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Update: Heavy Rain and Flooding Reports

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2016 3 p.m. PEARL – The State Emergency Operations Center has received storm reports from 25 counties due to the ongoing heavy rainfall and flooding throughout the state. There are no injuries or deaths being … Continue reading

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Governor Phil Bryant Declares State of Emergency for flooded areas, orders National Guard Deployed to Gulf Coast

Jackson, Miss. – Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency this afternoon for areas affected by flooding and issued an executive order mobilizing the Mississippi National Guard to assist with any needed high-water rescues. According to the National Weather … Continue reading

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Governor Phil Bryant Declares State of Emergency for flooded areas, orders National Guard Deployed to Gulf Coast

Jackson, Miss. – Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency this afternoon for areas affected by flooding and issued an executive order mobilizing the Mississippi National Guard to assist with any needed high-water rescues. According to the National Weather … Continue reading

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