PEARL – The Mississippi Management Agency is asking everyone to be prepared for possible severe weather on Saturday. The two things everyone should remember are to know how to get alerts and have a plan for what you will do.
The National Weather Service says there is a threat of damaging winds, heavy rain, flash flooding, large hail, and possibly tornadoes. Forecasters believe the strong system could move into the Northwest and Delta region of the state in the morning and slowly push east through the evening hours.
The following are essential reminders:
There are many ways you can be alerted to severe weather warnings:
For detailed preparedness information, contact your county emergency management agency or go to MEMA’s website at www.msema.org. The best way to get up-to-date information is to “Like” MEMA on Facebook, or “Follow” us on twitter.