Homes damaged as severe storms, tornadoes hit Midwest

March 7, 2017 in News

By JIM SUHR KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A severe storm system pummeled parts of the Midwest overnight with tornadoes, huge hailstones and powerful winds, damaging dozens of buildings and […]

Death count rises after violent storms in southeastern US wreak havoc on region

January 23, 2017 in News

DEL, Ga. (AP) — Emergency responders rushed to answer new reports of deaths and injuries Sunday evening in southern Georgia as violent storms already blamed for killing 16 people in […]

South bracing for more severe storms, rain

January 3, 2017 in News

By JEFF AMY (AP) Parts of the South are bracing for more rain Tuesday, a day after severe storms killed four people in Alabama. The line of severe thunderstorms spawned […]

Gov. Phil Bryant declares state of emergency for 12 counties with storm damage

April 9, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Gov. Phil Bryant has declared a state of emergency in 12 Mississippi counties that have suffered impacts from flooding and severe storms that moved through the […]

Chance of severe weather in the forecast as cold front moves through Friday

March 27, 2014 in News

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi (AP) — An approaching cold front will trigger some overnight thunderstorms that will linger through Friday, according to the National Weather Service forecast. There is an 80 percent […]

Tornado hits Pearl River; Gov. declares state of emergency

December 28, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Mississippi’s governor Phil Bryant has declared a state of emergency for several counties hit hard after severe storms and a tornado moved through the state this week.

Emergency management personnel confirmed that a tornado did touch down in Pearl River County on Tuesday, Dec. 25, that destroyed approximately 15 homes sending at least eight people to the hospital, the Associated Press reported.

None of the injuries were life-threatening.