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Updated Severe Weather Damage Reports: 1 p.m. 1/23/17

PEARL – Updated damage reports to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency show more than 1,100 homes damaged in eight counties from severe weather. There were also four confirmed deaths and more than 60 injuries. MEMA has requested joint damage assessments … Continue reading

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Updated Severe Weather Damage Reports: 1 p.m.

PEARL – Updated damage reports to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency show more than 1,100 homes damaged in seven counties from severe weather.  There were also four confirmed deaths and more than 60 injuries.   MEMA has requested joint damage assessments … Continue reading

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Updated Severe Weather Damage Reports: 1:30 p.m.

PEARL – Preliminary damage reports to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency show 480 homes were damaged in four counties from severe weather.  There were also four confirmed deaths and more than 50 injuries. Forrest County – 4 deaths; 56 injuries: … Continue reading

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Updated Severe Weather Damage Reports: Noon

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has confirmed four deaths and more than 20 injuries from severe weather that struck south Mississippi Saturday morning. There is extensive damage from a tornado in Forrest County in and around the cities … Continue reading

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Updated Severe Weather Damage Reports: 10 a.m.

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has confirmed three deaths and more than 20 injuries from severe weather that struck south Mississippi Saturday morning. There is extensive damage from a tornado in Forrest County in and around the cities … Continue reading

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Tornado Damage Reports to MEMA – January 21, 2017

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is receiving reports of extensive damage from ongoing severe weather Saturday morning. Forrest, Lamar and Perry counties are all reporting structural damage. MEMA is coordinating response efforts. Search and Rescue teams are being … Continue reading

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Storm Damage Reports to MEMA – January 19, 2017

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received damage reports from severe weather in Mississippi Thursday morning. Two counties have damage to homes and there are more than 1,000 customers without power according to Entergy and Southern Pine Electric. … Continue reading

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Statewide Damage Reports to MEMA – January 2, 2017

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received damage reports from severe weather in Mississippi. Several counties have damage to homes and power outages. No injuries are being reported. There are nearly 20,000 customers without power. Entergy 11,042 Southern … Continue reading

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MEMA Ready to Assist Santa and Recites “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

PEARL — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency wants residents to know it will be ready to assist Santa Claus as he moves throughout the state Christmas Eve.  While rain is in the forecast for North Mississippi, MEMA Executive Director Lee … Continue reading

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Updated Storm Damage Reports to MEMA

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received updated damage reports from severe storms Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. At least 20 homes have been damaged in several counties.  No injuries are being reported. As of 1:30 p.m. Entergy … Continue reading

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