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SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

PEARL – With the threat of severe weather in the forecast for most of the state Saturday night through Sunday afternoon, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is reminding residents to know how they will be alerted and to have a … Continue reading

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EARLY SEASON COLD SNAP PRESENTS DANGERS TO MISSISSIPPI

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi Department of Transportation are reminding residents to prepare for winter weather over the next several days in Mississippi. The National Weather Service says that Mississippi will see widespread freezing conditions … Continue reading

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FALL SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS: TORNADOES

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service are highlighting the dangers of tornadoes for Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week. In 2014, Mississippi has experienced 27 tornadoes, resulting in more than 125 injuries and 14 deaths. … Continue reading

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FALL SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS: FLOODING

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service are highlighting the risk of flooding and flash flooding during Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Mississippi has more than 5.2 million acres of floodplain and continually ranks among … Continue reading

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FALL SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS: SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service are highlighting the dangers of Severe Thunderstorms for Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week. Thunderstorms are a regular threat to our state, but there are actions you can take … Continue reading

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GOV. BRYANT DECLARES FALL SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant declares Oct. 27-31 Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Mississippi. The National Weather Service will issue a statewide test tornado warning on NOAA weather radios at 9:15 on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Schools, government agencies … Continue reading

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MEMA: BE PREPARED FOR SEVERE STORMS TOMORROW

PEARL – Know how to get alerts and have a plan. That’s the message from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency to residents as the state prepares for the likelihood of severe weather tomorrow. National Weather Service forecasters updated MEMA today … Continue reading

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MEMA: SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE MONDAY

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is asking residents around the state to be prepared for severe storms, including the possibility of tornadoes on Monday. National Weather Service forecasters tell MEMA a strong cold front will begin moving into … Continue reading

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MISSISSIPPI REVIEWING HEALTH EMERGENCY PLANS

PEARL – At the request Gov. Phil Bryant, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, Mississippi State Department of Health and several other key state agencies are working closely together to ensure a coordinated response with the states’ public health emergency plans. … Continue reading

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MEMA: BE AWARE OF SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is asking residents to be aware of the threat of a severe storms forecast to move through the state late this evening into early Friday morning. The National Weather Service says a strong … Continue reading

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