Weather


Damage Report from Pearl River Flooding

Februrary 10-14, 2020 as of 12:00 p.m. PEARL – Due to the severe weather that impacted the state starting February 10-14, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) received damage reports from affected counties and continues to assist with response efforts….





MDEQ Lifts Water Contact Warnings for Mississippi Beaches

(Jackson, Miss.) – The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its beach monitoring program, lifted water contact warnings Friday for all 21 standard beach segments as well as the four nonstandard segments that were issued August 6. Water contact…





MEMA Encourages Using Social Media During Hurricanes

PEARL – In the digital age of smartphones and tablets, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) encourages the use of social networks during tropical weather to receive vital emergency information from local, state and federal agencies, as well as nonprofit…