Mississippi Power remains committed to delivering safe and reliable energy to our customers as the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to impact our state. The company has also recognized several community needs that have increased during the crisis, especially grocery supplies and assistance with household budgeting. Mississippi... Read More.
On Friday, December 13, 2019, officers with Columbia Police Department conducted a special operation with members of the Pine Belt Human Trafficking Task Force. The operation was aimed at targeting those who were attempting to exploit or entice juveniles for sexual purposes, solicit prostitutes,... Read More.
Flood Watch National Weather Service Jackson MS 1210 PM CDT Mon Sep 3 2018 ...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE OVER THE PINE BELT TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING... MSZ072>074-040115- /O.CON.KJAN.FF.A.0006.180905T0300Z-180906T0500Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Marion-Lamar-Forrest- Including the cities of Columbia, West Hattiesburg, Lumberton, Purvis, and Hattiesburg 1210 PM CDT Mon Sep 3 2018 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY... Read More.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREAT...Slight TIMING...Today and tonight along and south of I-20, tonight north of I-20 Severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind gusts and hail to half dollar size are possible across the entire area. For areas along and south of I-20 this threat will exist from this morning through tonight.... Read More.
Saturday afternoon and Saturday night, southern and coastal portions of Mississippi will experience the slight/marginal possibility of severe weather that could produce thunderstorms with 60mph wind gusts, large hail and isolated tornadoes. #mswx ... Severe thunderstorms are officially... Read More.
A light freeze is expected on Friday morning especially across areas along and east of a line from Grenada to Morton to Laurel. Areas of frost are expected mainly across those areas. Elsewhere, patchy frost will be possible Friday morning, especially along and east... Read More.
Including the cities of Vidalia, Ferriday, West Ferriday, Meridian, Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst, Wesson, Magee, Mendenhall, Taylorsville, Raleigh, Bay Springs, Heidelberg, Quitman, Stonewall, Shubuta, Fayette, Natchez, Bude, Roxie, Meadville, Brookhaven, Monticello, New Hebron, Prentiss, Bassfield, Collins, Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia, West Hattiesburg, Lumberton, Purvis, and Hattiesburg 333 AM CST Thu Dec 7... Read More.
This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central Mississippi, east central Mississippi, south central Mississippi, and southeast Mississippi. .DAY ONE...The rest of Today and Tonight SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THREAT...Slight TIMING...remainder of today FLOODING THREAT...Limited TIMING...remainder of today Some severe thunderstorms are possible through mid afternoon along and just ahead of a cold front pushing southeast... Read More.