MEMA’s Greg Michel talks COVID-19 relief program, Monday’s earthquake

As the COVID-19 outbreak is worsening across the state and the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season continues to be inordinately active, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has been nothing short of busy this year. MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel called in to The JT Show today to discuss the COVID-19 emergency relief program that Governor Tate Reeves … Continue reading “MEMA’s Greg Michel talks COVID-19 relief program, Monday’s earthquake”

Tropical Depression Cristobal: updates from NWS and MEMA

As Tropical Depression Cristobal tracks farther inland, portions of Mississippi can expect heavier rain throughout the day. “Currently, it’s right over northeast Louisiana,” NWS meteorologist David Cox explained. “We still are expecting heavy rain, and there still could be some gusts potentially 30 or 40 miles per hour or so across central and north Mississippi.” … Continue reading “Tropical Depression Cristobal: updates from NWS and MEMA”

MEMA has distributed 2.25 million masks

Yesterday, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) announced that they have distributed 2.25 million masks across the state. “There’s been a lot of work that’s been done,” MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel said. “We’ve come a long way over the last 60 days on this effort, and I’m so proud of the folks I’ve been … Continue reading “MEMA has distributed 2.25 million masks”

MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel on COVID-19

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Greg Michel joins the conversation to discuss the Shelter-in-Place order going into effect. If you missed his conversation with Dave Hughes and Gerard Gibert(sitting in for JT today), you can find it here –   MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel on COVID-19 Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Greg … Continue reading “MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel on COVID-19”

UPDATE! MEMA Warns of Potential for Tropical Weather this Weekend

MEMA Executive Director Greg Michel joined the conversation by phone to discuss the potential impact of Tropical Storm Barry on the Magnolia State  this weekend. If you missed his break down of the potential severe weather threat, you can find it here –