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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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HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency wants to remind Mississippians to be prepared for heavy rainfall with the potential for flash flooding on Saturday into Sunday. The National Weather Service says that some areas of Mississippi could see rainfall … Continue reading

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SBA ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR DESOTO AND ADJACENT COUNTIES

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant’s request for disaster assistance in Desoto County was approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration today. Residents, businesses and non-profit organizations affected by severe storms and flooding that occurred on Sept. 11, 2014 are eligible … Continue reading

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MEMA UPDATES RECOVERY ACTIVITIES IN DESOTO COUNTY

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working with local officials and residents in DeSoto County to assist those affected by last Thursday‘s flooding. At Gov. Phil Bryant’s request, the U.S. Small Business Administration had damage assessment teams in … Continue reading

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GOV. BRYANT REQUESTS ASSISTANCE FOR DESOTO COUNTY

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant has requested the Small Business Administration send damage assessment teams to Desoto County to evaluate the possibility of assistance for residents and businesses that were affected by flooding on Thursday. “I have requested that SBA … Continue reading

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Gov. Phil Bryant Issues State of Emergency for DeSoto County Following Severe Storms and Flooding

JACKSON – Gov. Phil Bryant has issued a state of emergency this evening for flooding in Desoto County, Miss., following severe storms and flooding that occurred earlier Thursday. A state of emergency is an administrative tool that authorizes the use … Continue reading

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DANGEROUS HEAT IN STORE FOR THE STATE

PEARL – Mississippi will see the hottest temperatures of the year this week, bringing with it dangerous heat indices. Most of North Mississippi is under a heat advisory from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. tonight as “real feel” temperatures will … Continue reading

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