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”

Tropical Storm Cristobal could make landfall this weekend

As 2020 has not already been detrimental enough, this year’s Atlantic Hurricane Season has begun earlier than usual and is coming with full force. “This definitely is unusual,” Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) meteorologist Kelly Richardson said. “We are barely into the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, and we are already on our third named storm.” … Continue reading “Tropical Storm Cristobal could make landfall this weekend”

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”