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 injuring at least 10 people in Missouri. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, received reports of 32 tornadoes in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Illinois […]
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 the Southeast continued to inflict destruction. An apparent tornado blew through a mobile home park early Sunday in southern Georgia’s rural Cook County — sheering […]
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 several possible tornadoes, and the threat continued into early Tuesday for southern Alabama, southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Four people were killed Monday evening […]
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 state beginning April 3. The state of emergency was issued Tuesday. It is an administrative tool that authorizes the use of additional state resources to […]
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 chance of rain early Friday morning, mainly after 1 a.m. A 70 percent chance of thunderstorms is in the forecast until about 11 a.m. then […]
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.