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Severe Storms Possible Friday

PEARL – The Mississippi Management Agency is asking everyone to be prepared for possible severe weather on Friday afternoon through the evening hours. The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorms are possible in central and north Mississippi on Friday. Large … Continue reading

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MDOT Urges Caution if Traveling in Mississippi

WHERE:  Currently, Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) crews are reporting ice on roads or bridges in the following counties: Alcorn, Benton, Bolivar, Calhoun, Carroll, Chickasaw, Clay, Coahoma, DeSoto, Grenada, Issaquena, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Leflore, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Sharkey, … Continue reading

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MDES WIN Job Center Delayed Openings

Pearl – The Mississippi Department of Employment Security announces WIN Job Center delayed openings for Thursday, March 5 due to winter weather conditions: Amory Batesville Carthage Clarksdale Cleveland Corinth Forest Desoto County Golden Triangle Greenwood Greenville Grenada Indianola Iuka Jackson … Continue reading

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MDOT Prepares for More Winter Weather

WHERE:            The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is preparing for another round of winter weather moving through the state over the next 24 hours. In counties potentially affected by winter weather conditions, MDOT crews are preparing trucks and plows, monitoring … Continue reading

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Governor Bryant Issues State of Emergency Ahead of Winter Weather

JACKSON—Gov. Phil Bryant has issued a state of emergency ahead of the winter storm that is forecast to affect portions of north Mississippi late this afternoon and central parts of the state overnight into Thursday. A state of emergency is … Continue reading

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Ice and Snow Possible Again Wednesday and Thursday in Mississippi

PEARL –The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is again asking the public to prepare for another possible winter storm on Wednesday and Thursday. The National Weather Service is forecasting the possibility of freezing rain, sleet and snow for areas along and … Continue reading

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Mississippi Winter Storm Recovery Update

PEARL – The State Emergency Operations Center has confirmed three weather related deaths as a result of the storm system that began moving through Mississippi on Tuesday. One death occurred in Hinds County, one in Lafayette County and one in … Continue reading

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MS Department of Public Safety Accident Reports from Winter Storm

Pearl— The Mississippi Department of Public Safety is reporting state troopers responded to 150 weather related accidents on state roads from the storm system that affected the state Tuesday and Wednesday. There are two confirmed deaths from accidents in Hinds … Continue reading

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Health Department Urges Residents to Take Precautions After the Storm

The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) continues to monitor the health impacts of recent severe winter weather. Significant power outages, home repairs, and flooding can create dangerous and potentially life-threatening situations. MSDH urges residents should take the following precautions: … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Causes Major Impacts in Mississippi

PEARL – The State Emergency Operations Center has received reports of close to nine inches of snow in some parts of the state causing major travel problems and significant power outages. Estimated snow totals being reported to the National Weather … Continue reading

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