February 5 Severe Weather Event Statewide Damage Report

Updated Damage Report as of Friday, February 7 at 3:50 PM PEARL – Due to the severe weather that impacted the state Wednesday, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) received damage reports from affected counties and continues to assist with response efforts. At the time of this release, nine counties submitted damage reports to MEMA. […]

December 16 Tornado Outbreak – Updated Statewide Damage Reports to MEMA as of 4 PM

PEARL (12/18/19) December 16 Tornado Outbreak – Updated Statewide Damage Reports to MEMA as of 4 PM   The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has received damage reports from 14 counties due to the tornadoes and severe storms that impacted the state Monday, December 16. As of this afternoon, there are reports of 15 tornadoes […]


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 […]


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 […]

Disaster Notice for the April 30, 2017 Tornadoes

PUBLIC NOTICE The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds and Flooding that occurred in the State of Mississippi during the incident period that began on April 30, 2017. This notice applies […]

Free Tetanus Vaccinations Available In Counties Affected by Weekend Tornadoes

JACKSON – The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reminds all residents affected by the tornadoes over the weekend that a tetanus vaccination is recommended if it’s been 10 years or more since your last tetanus vaccination. In the event of a puncture wound or wound contaminated by floodwater, individuals should consult a healthcare provider. […]