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April 13 Severe Weather Update #1

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working with counties to assess damage from the severe weather on April 13, 2022. There are reports of homes damaged, trees down, and power outages due to yesterday’s storms. Currently, three injuries (Tippah) have been reported to MEMA. Initial damage assessments are underway and 12 […]


April 5 Severe Weather Update #2

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to assess damage in counties impacted by the severe weather on April 5, 2022. No injuries have been reported. At this time, the National Weather Service Jackson has confirmed at least five tornadoes occurred; more surveys are underway. Initial damage assessments are underway for the April […]


April 5 Severe Weather Update #1

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Call Center is open for those citizens needing resources following the severe weather on April 5. The Call Center is open for business starting today, April 5, 2022 and will close at 5:30 PM Friday, April 8, 2022.   If resources are needed call 1-800-445-6362.   […]


March 30 Severe Weather Update #4

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to work with counties to assess damage from the severe weather on March 30, 2022. At this time, at least twenty- one tornadoes have been confirmed by the National Weather Service to have occurred in Mississippi on that date. Six injuries have been reported to MEMA […]


March 30 Severe Weather Update #3

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is readjusting its call center hours due to the decreased call volume. The call center will close after Monday, April 4, 2022.   New Hours of Operations will be: Friday, April 1, open until 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closed Sunday Monday, […]


March 30 Severe Weather Update #2

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working with counties to assess damage from the severe weather on March 30, 2022. At this time, at least nine tornadoes have been confirmed by the National Weather Service Jackson (6), NWS New Orleans (2), and NWS Memphis (1) to have occurred in Mississippi on that […]


March 30 Severe Weather Update #1

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working with counties to assess damage from the severe weather on March 30, 2022. Statewide there are reports of homes damaged, trees down, and power outages due to straight-line winds and possible tornadoes. Currently, three injuries have been reported to MEMA ( 2-Noxubee, 1-Holmes). Initial damage […]


March 22, 2022, Severe Weather Update #5

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to validate damage assessments following severe weather on March 22, 2022. At the time of this release, the National Weather Service Jackson has confirmed 25 tornadoes that swept across the state. Three injuries were reported to MEMA due to the storms (Clay, Copiah, and Holmes). […]


March 22, 2022, Severe Weather Update #4

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working to validate damage assessments following severe weather on March 22, 2022. At the time of this release, the National Weather Service Jackson has confirmed 11 tornadoes that swept across the state. Three injuries were reported to MEMA due to the storms (Clay, Copiah, and […]


March 22, 2022, Severe Weather Update #3

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to work with affected counties due to severe weather on March 22, 2022. At the time of this release, the National Weather Service Jackson has confirmed five tornadoes. Four EF-1 tornadoes and one EF-3 tornado were found across their coverage area: Clay/Monroe County, Damascus (Kemper County), […]