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Thank you for visiting MPB Weather. Your source for the latest Mississippi Weather Updates and News. As the only statewide radio and television broadcast network, MPB connects Mississippi households and communities daily, especially in times of severe weather and crisis. Here, you will find updated forecasts, weather-related news stories, briefings from state and local government, as well as resources you can use. We are Mississippi Public Broadcasting and Mississippi continues to be our mission.

Post- Tropical Cyclone "BETA"

WEATHER TRACKERS

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LIVE WEATHER INFORMATION #MSWX

STATE AND FEDERAL RESOURCES

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
Mississippi Department of Transportation
National Weather Service
American Red Cross

PREPAREDNESS- ARE YOU READY?

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Disasters and Emergencies

Hurricanes are dangerous and can cause major damage because of storm surge, wind damage, and flooding. They can happen along any U.S. coast or in any territory in the Atlantic or Pacific oceans. Storm surge is historically the leading cause of hurricane-related deaths in the United States. Eastern Pacific hurricane season is from May 15 to November 30 and Atlantic hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30.

Know what disasters and hazards could affect your area, how to get emergency alerts, and where you would go if you and your family need to evacuate. Make sure your family has a plan and practices it often.

Make A Plan

Make a plan today. Your family may not be together if a disaster strikes, so it is important to know which types of disasters could affect your area. Know how you’ll contact one another and reconnect if separated.

RESOURCES

DISASTER KITS

Every Mississippi family should have a fully-stocked disaster supply kit. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency suggests the following items be included in your kit.

HOW TO CHOOSE A GENERATOR

Choose a generator that produces more amps than you need – because some machines draw up to 3 times as much power when starting up, and others lose efficiency over time.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAFETY TIPS