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 birds in four Mississippi counties. The Mississippi Board of Animal Health reports more than one million birds were lost to the tornadoes or subsequent power […]
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 passed the Senate unanimously during a special legislative session Thursday. Senate Bill 2001 went to the House for more debate but was also approved. Republican […]
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — About 85 percent of residents who were displaced by the large and deadly tornadoes that decimated Joplin, Mo., and Moore, Okla., have rebuilt or intend to, the communities’ mayors said Monday. It’s been almost three years since the town of Joplin saw an EF5 tornado with winds topping 200 mph. The […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The National Weather Service confirms at least five tornadoes struck Mississippi as a storm system moved across the state Friday and Saturday. Meteorologists said tornadoes rated EF-2 on the enhanced Fujita scale hit Coahoma and Bolivar counties Saturday. The Coahoma County tornado killed John Sanders when it flipped a Rena Lara […]
JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — At least four tornadoes were part of a rainy system that moved across Mississippi Friday night and Saturday morning.
Officials reported tornadoes in Adams, Rankin, Simpson and Smith counties. Weather Service officials said they know of no injuries from any of the storms.
In Adams County, a tornado estimated to have top winds of 115 mph cut a path a mile long and 200 yards wide in the Kingston community, southeast of Natchez. Two houses had their roofs substantially damaged…