Tropical Storm Olga and October 25-27 Storm Damage Reports

From the State Emergency Operations Center Damages associated with Tropical Storm Olga and this weekend’s severe weather event have been reported to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. Statewide Power Outages Approximately 16,000 statewide (As of Oct. 27 at 11:15 AM) Deaths/Injuries One storm-related death (MS Department of Transportation Employee in Newton County) Two storm-related injuries […]


GOVERNOR BRYANT DECLARES OCTOBER 21-25 FALL SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS WEEK

Per the signed proclamation by Governor Bryant, today marks the beginning of Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Mississippi. 2019 has been one of the most active for tornadoes in state history. Mississippi experienced a record number of tornadoes this spring, and for the year, the state has been affected by 86 total tornadoes, which […]


Gov. Bryant issues State of Emergency for Severe Storms and Flooding

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a State of Emergency in response to the severe storms and flooding that have impacted the state, beginning on May 8th, 2019.  The State of Emergency covers all counties and municipalities that were affected by the severe weather. A state of emergency is an administrative tool that authorizes […]


SEVERE STORMS EXPECTED SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is asking residents to prepare for the potential of severe storms Sunday through Monday. The National Weather Service says most of the state has a risk of seeing strong to severe storms that include high winds in excess of 60 mph, hail and tornadoes. “According to the NWS, these are […]