If you live in Covington, Jefferson Davis or Jones County and suffered losses as a result of the April 12 tornadoes and storms, you may be eligible to receive disaster assistance from FEMA. Make sure to call your insurance company first then call FEMA. To... Read More.
Preliminary tornado survey information from the December 16, 2019 Tornado event: -Marion County: Survey teams rated the tornado that went through Columbia, MS as an EF2 tornado with 112mph winds. This tornado began southwest of Columbia and tracked for roughly 6.8 miles, ending on... Read More.
Area organizations are asking residents to donate items to assist victims of the tornado. Volunteer Hattiesburg is asking for donations of the following: Food Items: Non-perishable Manual Can-openers Plastic Food Containers Zip-lock Baggies Baby Supplies: Diapers/wipes Personal Care Formula Personal Care: Toothbrush/Toothpaste Comb/Brush Deodorant/Shampoo/Soap Feminine Products Towels Other: Bottled... Read More.
The National Weather Service Office in Jackson confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Jefferson Davis County near Lucas this past Sunday. The twister was on the ground for three quarters of a mile and was 260 yards wide at one point. Four... Read More.