OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A section of the Midwest stretching from Texas to South Dakota is at risk for large hail, strong wind gusts and tornadoes Saturday afternoon and evening. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., says isolated to scattered severe storms are expected to develop across the central... more »
Dozens of residents in Loreauville are cleaning up tonight after tornadic weather swept through the area. Cleco crews worked for several hours to restore power. Many residents are counting their blessings.
Under an ominous sky, dozens of residents on Cajun Drive in Loreauville are boarding up and trying to... more »
PEARL, Miss. (AP) The National Weather Service has confirmed that a single monster tornado is to blame for 10 deaths over the weekend in Mississippi. It was initially unclear if a single massive twister, or multiple smaller ones, caused the deaths and damaged about 700 homes in the state. The... more »
YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says more than 100 homes are uninhabitable after a tornado cut through the state, killing 10 people and injuring dozens of others. Barbour said Sunday that there are about 100 homes in Yazoo County and another 38 in Choctaw County that aren't... more »
YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) An emergency official says a tornado that killed 10 people in Mississippi also left at least three dozen people injured and severely damaged nearly 200 homes. Those figures were reported across four counties. The numbers don't include hard-hit Yazoo County, where Gov. Haley Barbour has said... more »
YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) A National Weather Service meteorologist is saying a tornado that devastated parts of Mississippi had winds of 160 miles an hour and left a path of destruction at least 50 miles long. Marc McAlister of the weather service said Sunday a preliminary survey showed the tornado... more »
YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says a devastating tornado that left 10 people dead severely damaged at least 100 homes in one area alone, and there may be more in isolated rural areas that rescuers have not yet reached. The governor said Sunday that search and rescue... more »