Mississippi storm damage News

Mississippi Seeks Federal Disaster Aid After Winter Storms

Mississippi is asking President Joe Biden to approve a major disaster declaration to help local governments and nonprofit groups recover costs from responding to winter storms that brought large parts of the state to a standstill. Gov. Tate Reeves’ office …

Weather Service Reports Possible Tornado in Southern Mississippi

The National Weather Service says a possible tornado has touched down in southern Mississippi. Forecaster Robert Ricks says people saw a funnel cloud north of the Salem community in Walthall County. Ricks says radar indicates a possible tornado formed around …

Mississippi Pre-Christmas Storm Takes 4 Lives, Damages Properties

State officials said the initial numbers from the Dec. 23 storms show 241 total homes and 77 businesses suffered some damage in three Mississippi counties. There were four deaths and 50 injuries from the storm. In Marion County, the hardest …

Mississippi’s Hattiesburg Suffers Significant Storm Damage

An apparent tornado passed through the heart of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, on Sunday as part of a wave of severe storms that caused injuries and significant damage. Forrest County Fire Coordinator Chip Brown said there is major damage in Hattiesburg and …