North Mississippi receives about two inches of snow

January 25, 2016 in News

(AP) Call it the tale of two storms: Just as about 2 inches of snow was about to fall in northern Mississippi, two tornadoes tore through parts of south Mississippi. […]

Arthur expected to become a hurricane, temps climb to mid-90s on Mississippi coast

July 2, 2014 in News

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi (AP) — Today will be hot with high temps hitting 95 in Pascagoula and a weak frontal boundary will bring the chance of afternoon showers back in the […]

Climate report says Southeast is ‘extremely vulnerable’

May 7, 2014 in News

MIAMI (AP) — The Southeast is “exceptionally vulnerable” to sea level rise, extreme heat events, hurricanes and a decreasing freshwater supply, according to the National Climate Assessment released Tuesday. The […]

High pressure dominating region, creating a string of nice spring days

April 9, 2014 in News

By Mississippi Press Staff PASCAGOULA, Mississippi — High pressure has settled over the region that will leave the Mississippi coast with a string of lovely spring days, according to the National […]

Federal forecasters predict El Nino, which could lead to fewer hurricanes this year

March 7, 2014 in News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters predict a warming of the central Pacific Ocean this year that will change weather worldwide. And that’s good news for a weather-weary United States. The […]

Light snow, more hazardous driving in Thursday forecast for central Mississippi

February 6, 2014 in News

(AP) Mississippi residents in central and parts of south Mississippi could see light snowfall on Thursday. The National Weather Service said Wednesday that areas along and south of Interstate 20, […]

Mississippi temps rise above freezing; one death linked to cold weather

January 9, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Temperatures in Mississippi rose above freezing for the first time in days on Wednesday, but recent record-breaking lows are being blamed for a man’s death, low […]

‘POLAR VORTEX’ PUSHES SUBZERO TEMPS INTO MIDWEST

January 6, 2014 in News

By TAMMY WEBBER and KERRY LESTER CHICAGO (AP) — A whirlpool of frigid, dense air known as a “polar vortex” descended Monday into much of the U.S., pummeling parts of the country with […]