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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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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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HEAVY RAIN CAUSING FLOODING THROUGHOUT MISSISSIPPI

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  2:15 p.m. March 10, 2016 PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received storm reports from 13 counties due to the ongoing heavy rainfall throughout the state. According to the National Weather Service, some areas in … Continue reading

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NWS Confirms 10 Tornadoes in MS on Feb. 23, 2016

National Weather Service: 10 tornadoes confirmed: • EF-2 in Lamar Co., winds 115 mph. • EF-1 in Lamar Co., winds 90 mph. • EF-1 in North Pearl River Co., winds 90 mph. • EF-1 in West Pearl River Co., winds … Continue reading

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Governor Phil Bryant Declares Spring Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Pearl, Miss. – Because March, April and May bring the greatest threat of severe weather to Mississippi, Gov. Phil Bryant has declared Feb. 29-March 4 as Spring Severe Weather Preparedness Week. National Weather Service records show there have been 801 … Continue reading

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Storm Damage Reported to MEMA from Feb. 23.

Storm Damage Reported to MEMA from Feb. 23. Feb. 25 11 a.m. National Weather Service: 7 Tornadoes confirmed so far, NWS surveys continue: • EF-2 in Lamar Co., winds 115 mph. • EF-1 in Lamar Co., winds 90 mph. • … Continue reading

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Governor Phil Bryant Declares State of Emergency for Severe Weather

Pearl, Miss. – Gov. Phil Bryant issued a state of emergency today for all areas of the state that may be affected by severe weather. A potent storm system that has the potential for strong tornadoes, damaging winds, hail and … Continue reading

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