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MEMA: Several homes damaged, two injured due to Hurricane Delta

Governor Tate Reeves declared a State of Emergency in anticipation of Hurricane Delta on Wednesday, October 7.

Tennessee Task Force 1 deploys to Louisiana for Hurricane Delta

Tennessee Task Force 1 deployed to Louisiana as Tropical Storm Sally approaches

28 deaths in Louisiana attributed to Hurricane Laura

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for parts of the Mid-South

NWS confirms 7 tornadoes hit the Mid-South in wake of Laura

  Church, homes damaged by possible tornadoes, thousands without power

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  NWS: Oxford City Emergency Management reports tornado Friday morning

  Thousands of MLGW customers without power as severe weather from Laura looms

  Mid-South crews help in areas heavily impacted by Hurricane Laura

  Mid-South agencies prepare for storm’s impact

WATCH: Laura weakens to tropical storm as it moves inland; Gov. Edwards tours storm damage from helicopter

Mississippi water rescue team deployed to Louisiana as Hurricane Laura rages

  Mid-South could see severe weather after Hurricane Laura makes landfall

Hurricane Laura made landfall overnight. The Category 4 storm could bring strong winds and heavy rain to the Mid-South later Thursday night, which could cause some damage to power lines and trees.

Laura almost at category 4, “unsurvivable storm surge” possible

Landfall is expected to be near the Texas-Louisiana line late tonight. Storm Surge Watch cancelled in South Mississippi, Coastal Flood Warning and advisory in place through Friday morning.

Tennessee task force to be deployed to Louisiana as Hurricane Laura approaches

The Tennessee Task Force 1 Team has been requested to deploy to Lousianna as Hurricane Laura threatens southern states near the gulf coast.

  Hurricane shelters open across state despite COVID concerns

State officials are keeping a close eye on Tropical Storms Marco and Laura, with potential effects on Mississippi.

  MEMA stresses hurricane preparedness kits ahead of back to back storms

  McNairy County residents dealing with aftermath of flash flooding

WATCH: Gov. Reeves holds news conference on hurricane season preparedness

Tracking severe storms in the Mid-South

  Severe storms cause damage, power outages in eastern Arkansas

Tracking severe thunderstorms rolling into the Mid-South

  The Investigators: Neighbor’s tree crushes woman’s house during Mississippi storm. She doesn’t have insurance. Who’s responsible?

A Mississippi woman had to crawl to safety after her home was crushed by one of her neighbor's trees. Now, she doesn’t have money to fix her home and she believes her neighbor should pay for the damage because the tree was on his property.

  Deputy and wife who died in tornado leave a legacy of bravery and love

“It’s not very common that you hear of a husband and wife that pass away together and all I can say is he died a hero,” said Sheriff Ryan Everett.

  COVID-19 concerns create trouble for storm cleanup efforts in Mississippi

The city of Clarksdale is one of several communities in Mississippi picking up the pieces Monday from that powerful system of storms on Easter Sunday.

Tree falls on home, kills woman during storms in Panola County

Authorities in Panola County found a woman dead after storms ripped through Mississippi.

  Strong storms strike Helena-West Helena, Arkansas over Easter weekend

Multiple buildings are damaged and emergency communication is down after severe storms moved through the Helena-West Helena, Arkansas.

  FIRST ALERT: Tracking severe storms in the Mid-South

A line of severe storms is prompting watches and warnings across the Mid-South.

Miss. deputy, wife killed in Easter Sunday storm

It said that Robert died a hero, shielding Paula from the storm.

  Miss. communities left to recover following fatal Easter storms, damaging floods

Some communities in North Mississippi saw heavy rain and some localized flooding Sunday afternoon. Others saw fatal storms calling Governor Tate Reeves to declare a state of emergency for Mississippi.

Governor Reeves declares State of Emergency for deadly Easter Sunday storms

The declaration enables all state agencies to ramp up coordination of their emergency responses with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and enables them to fast-track coordination at all levels of government in Mississippi.

Thousands without power across Miss. from Easter storms

Entergy is reporting 2,857 outages.

14 killed, several injured in deadly Easter Sunday storms

One vacant structure damaged received damage, several trees have fallen and power lines are down.

Chamber of Commerce, others collecting donations for Harrisburg tornado victims

The Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce is collecting items for those affected by the April 8 tornado.

  EF-2 tornado causes widespread damage in Poinsett County

The National Weather Service says two tornadoes touched down in Arkansas Wednesday night.

  VIDEO: Twister causes damage, injuries in Poinsett County

Just outside Weiner, Arkansas, Cade Greeno recorded video of the large twister illuminated by lightning strikes.

FIRST ALERT: Tracking severe weather in the Mid-South

A line of severe storms is prompting watches and warnings across the Mid-South.

Jonesboro, Ark., curfew lifted as utility crews, police work making progress in stricken areas

Preliminary results from the NWS in Memphis said the Jonesboro tornado had max winds of 140 m.p.h.

  Ark. Gov. Asa Hutchinson declares state disaster area for Jonesboro following EF-3 tornado

The Governor of Arkansas visited Jonesboro Sunday to tour the damage left behind from the EF-3 tornado and also declared a state disaster area.

  NWS confirms EF-3 tornado hit Jonesboro, Ark; 22 injured

The National Weather Service has confirmed an E-F3 tornado ripped through Jonesboro, Arkansas with winds up to 140 mph leaving 22 people injured and two people hospitalized.

  Utility crews working to restore power following severe weather in the Mid-South

Utility crews in Arkansas, Mississippi and in Memphis are working quickly to get power back on to thousands. Still, about 1,600 customers are without power here, a decrease from the initial 3,800.

  Twister leaves extensive damage after ripping through Jonesboro, Ark.

"It’s scary like honestly man. It’s really humbling like it makes you realize that things can really change in an instant and it makes you appreciative of what you got honestly.”

WATCH: Tracking severe weather in the Mid-South

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for multiple counties across the Mid-South until 2 a.m.

  Putnam County officials give update on storm recovery efforts 2 days after deadly tornado

Officials in Putnam County gave an update on recovery efforts two days after a deadly tornado.

  Putnam County victims identified, 5 children among the dead; 1 person still missing

At least 24 people were killed and more than 200 hundred were injured after tornadoes tore through parts of middle Tennessee March 3.

  Emergency call saved lives during tornado

The National Weather Service says a deadly tornado hit Nashville early Tuesday morning. The twister traveled 50 miles through three counties -- Davidson, Smith and Wilson.

  Death investigation underway after skeletal remains found in Putnam Co.

Officials in Putnam County said skeletal remains were discovered during the search for missing and injured after storms devastated Middle Tennessee.

NWS: Tornado that hit Nashville and Mt. Juliet was on the ground for 50 miles

The path stretched roughly 50.25 miles from beginning to end, starting in the John C. Tune area and ending 3.5 miles west of Gordonsville.

  Middle Tennessee tornado survivors glad to be alive as they pick up the pieces of their community

All of the people we talked with were in pretty good spirits considering their situation. They all just said they were glad to be alive

  Airbnb offering open homes to displaced middle Tennessee residents

Airbnb is trying to help the people affected by deadly storms in Tennessee leaving 200 people injured, at least 24 dead and more than 70 unaccounted for.

  Curfew set in Mt. Juliet as crews assess damage of possible EF-3 tornado

Tuesday afternoon, residents were picking up the pieces hours after officials say a possible EF-3 tornado with wind speeds up to 160 miles ripped to parts of Wilson County.

  President set to visit Nashville Friday in wake of deadly tornadoes

“Our hearts are full of sorrow for the lives that are lost,” said Trump.

  AERIAL VIDEO: Drone captures damage above Mount Juliet after deadly tornadoes

Early morning drone footage shows houses ripped apart in the Nashville suburb of Mount Juliet after tornadoes hit central Tennessee overnight.

  State of emergency declared for Tennessee after deadly tornadoes

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency declared a level three state of emergency for Tennessee after deadly tornadoes ripped through Nashville and Cookeville early Tuesday morning.

  FEMA reviews funds poured into tornado relief efforts in DeSoto County

On Tuesday, representatives on the local, state and federal levels assessed the damage in DeSoto County.

  Residents work to recover one week after storms, tornadoes

One week ago, dozens of Mid-Southerners were looking for a new place to sleep as homes were destroyed across DeSoto County by storms and tornadoes. Now residents are taking the first steps to moving past the devastation.

  Relief organizations begin helping residents in Mississippi

Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization, had a team of five on the ground helping residents any way they could.

  93-year-old DeSoto County woman loses home in storm

Peak says his 93-year-old grandmother, Gladys, and other family members were inside the home when the storms hit.

  Memphis Hustle accepting donations in hopes to help storm vicitms in need

Before the Memphis Hustle took on the Santa Cruz Warriors fans brought a little something extra to the game.

  More than 200 homes left damaged in DeSoto County

Widespread damage across 25 Mississippi counties and the hardest-hit area on Saturday was DeSoto County where more than 200 homes were damaged.

  DeSoto County using new technology to assess tornado damage

This new system called Crisis Track allows assessment crews to update information in real time while they're in the field.

  NWS says straight-line winds caused drastic damage in Tunica, Miss.

The National Weather Service in Memphis surveyed damage in Tunica, Mississippi from Saturday morning’s severe weather and determined straight-line winds were to blame, not a tornado.

  Firefighters offer helping hand after tornadoes strike DeSoto County

As Mid-Southerners clean up and try to rebuild from this weekend's storm, hundreds of community members are stepping up to help, including a group of firefighters who almost became victims themselves.

  Classes in session for DeSoto County Schools 2 days after tornadoes rip through the county

Even with some leniency being taken on absences, most DCS students were in class Monday.

BBB gives Mid-Southerners advice for dealing with storm damage

The Better Business Bureau is reminding those affected to take caution when recovering from the damage and be wary of storm chasers.

  Power restoration nearly complete after weekend storms, MLGW says

In an update Monday, the company said only about 80 customers remain without power. Most of those customers are on President’s Island where the storm destroyed 34 utility poles.

  Lengthy cleanup process expected after DeSoto County tornadoes

Preliminary findings from the National Weather Service in Memphis revealed two tornadoes touched down in North Mississippi on Saturday morning.

  NWS confirms two tornadoes tore through the Mid-South Saturday

The National Weather Service has released damage survey results from Saturday’s severe storms.

Power crews continue to work to restore electricity as water rises in area rivers

Utility crews are continuing to work to restore power to people impacted by storms, as the heavy rains that pummeled the area now fill area rivers.

  MLGW expects all power to be restored on Monday by midnight

MLGW says it expects to have power fully restored to every customer who lost it during this weekend's storm on Monday by midnight.

  Restoration efforts underway in DeSoto County following weekend storms

Restoration efforts are in full force in DeSoto County after storms on Saturday ripped through the area.

  Family, neighbors pitch in to help clean up woman’s destroyed home

One family told WMC Action News 5 they feel lucky that their 89-year-old grandmother, who lives alone, survived after she took a direct hit from what is believed to be a tornado.

  Olive Branch residents faced with downed trees, damage after Saturday morning storms

The severe weather that tore through the Mid-South on Saturday uprooted trees and knocked down power lines.

Severe weather rips through Buena Vista community

Saturday morning’s storms brought heavy rain and high winds ripping through the Buena Vista community.

  MLGW expects multi-day restoration effort after Saturday morning storms

Memphis and Shelby County were not spared from the winds from Saturday morning’s storms.

Gov. Phil Bryant signs declaration of emergency for Mississippi

Gov. Bryant says the storms caused damage to homes, businesses and high flooding will continue to be a threat.

  Marshall County residents come to grips with damage from weekend storm

Saturday’s storm had part of Marshall County in its path. Off Highway 4 near Chulahoma, several homes were damaged.

  Thousands without power, storm damage reports flood in following severe weather across the Mid-South

Thousands of Mid-Southerners are without power and emergency officials have reported damages as a severe weather system moves across the Mid-South.

  Panola County officials report widespread damage following severe weather

Panola County officials have reported widespread damage across the county including a camping ground in Sardis that left RVs overturned.

  FIRST ALERT: Strong storms prompt tornado and thunderstorm warnings across the Mid-South

A strong low-pressure system brought an intense line of rain and storms to parts of the Mid-South early Saturday morning, including damaging wind and the chance reports of isolated tornadoes. We declared Saturday a First Alert Weather Day.