Weather Service confirms 2 Mississippi tornadoes

March 13, 2018 in News

BENTONIA, Miss. (AP) – The National Weather Service confirms two tornadoes touched central Mississippi Sunday. No one was injured. A survey shows a twister with top winds of 90 mph […]

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 […]

Dozens injured in tornadoes across southern Louisiana

February 8, 2017 in News

By KEVIN McGILL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Brittany Ross remembers she was savoring the smell of her aunt’s simmering white beans when the storm that injured about 40 people in […]

Tornadoes strike Plains states, kill 2 in Oklahoma

May 10, 2016 in News

OKLAHOMA CITY — Tornadoes destroyed homes, overturned vehicles and stripped the bark from trees Monday as they churned across Oklahoma, part of a strong series of storms that hit the […]

Congressmen ask Obama for Mississippi disaster declaration for Dec. 23 tornadoes

January 7, 2015 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The Mississippi congressional delegation is asking President Barack Obama to issue a disaster declaration for areas of the state devastated by Dec. 23 tornadoes. Gov. Phil […]

2 dead as storm system sweeps across the South

October 14, 2014 in News

ATLANTA (AP) — A severe storm system rolled across the South for a second day Tuesday, knocking out power to thousands as it made a mess of the morning commute […]

Mississippi poultry farmers in need after more than one million birds killed in April 28 tornadoes

May 13, 2014 in Business, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Poultry growers are looking for some help after the April 28 tornadoes that caused tremendous damage on farms and the loss of more than a million […]

Mississippi legislature approves $17 million for tornado recovery

May 9, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Both chambers of the Mississippi legislature has approved $17 million to help pay for recovery from disasters, including tornadoes that recently pounded the state. A bill […]