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Multiple tornadoes reported in southern Mississippi as storm system moves east

National Weather Service forecasters said they believe multiple tornadoes hit the southern half of Mississippi on Thursday as a storm system moves east. No injuries have been reported and damage reports remain scattered.

CBS NEWS

Confirmed Tornado Heading Toward Jackson, Mississippi

A confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was located 7 miles southwest of Raymond, or 14 miles southwest of Clinton, moving northeast at 45 mph. This is a particularly dangerous situation.

ALABAMAWX.COM

Paid Political Advertising: Dew announces bid to become Attala County Sheriff

I, Herbert Dew, am announcing my candidacy for sheriff of Attala County. I would like to thank you for your support and the friendships that I have gained while serving you over the past 26 years with the Kosciusko Police Department.

KOSCIUSKO STAR HERALD

‘His Last Days’ Passion play set for pre-Easter run in downtown Kosciusko

Beginning Thursday at 8 p.m. — and for three consecutive nights — the First United Methodist Church will present the passion play, “His Last Days.”. This year’s presentation will be the 34th annual performance of the one-hour drama, which is staged on the grounds of the church. It was written by the

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Tornado caught on camera in Leake County

STANDING PINE, Miss. — A 16 WAPT News viewer shared video of a tornado that formed Thursday in Leake County. WAPT Chief Meteorologist David Hartman said storms in Standing Pine spawned the tornado at about 4 p.m.

WAPT

Power outages pepper central Mississippi

Southern Pine says nearly 9-thousand customers in Rankin County are without power following this afternoon's storms. Lines are downed in Hillsboro, Morton, Shiloh and Rexford. In the meantime, Entergy is working to assess damage in Vicksburg, Utica, northeast Jackson and Mendenhall. More than 29,000

WJTV.COM

Several Mississippi school districts closing early due to severe weather risk

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) - Multiple Mississippi school districts are closing early Thursday due to the risk of severe weather. Coahoma County School District will dismiss at 1:30 p.m.

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM

Kosy boys girls take division track titles

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Tornado Watch Coming Soon For Portions Of Louisiana & Mississippi

The threat of severe storms is starting to flare up back to our west in Louisiana and eventually into southwestern Mississippi. SPC has drawn up a mesoscale discussion stating that a tornado watch will be issued by 11:00 am CDT.

ALABAMAWX.COM

Kosy baseball enters playoffs as No. 2 seed

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Severe weather pounds Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi

(AP) - Heavy winds and power outages are being reported as a storm system moved across Louisiana and Mississippi. The National Weather Service reported gusts of 60 mph in Natchez, MS, on Thursday afternoon as the storm system moved across the Mississippi River from Louisiana.

FOX8LIVE.COM

Safe rooms open across central Mississippi ahead of severe weather

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Several safe rooms have opened ahead of the severe weather threat in central Mississippi. The following safe rooms will be open Thursday for residents to seek shelter.

WLBT

MS WFO JACKSON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO JACKSON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Thursday, April 18, 2019. ...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM CDT FOR CENTRAL. At 406 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado.

WJTV.COM

SCHOOL LIST: South Mississippi schools announce early dismissal times

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Schools across South Mississippi are announcing early release times ahead of severe weather headed our way Thursday. All schools will start at their regular times unless otherwise noted.

WLOX

2 people rushed to hospital after shooting in north Mississippi, officials say

TUNICA, Miss. - Police are investigating after two people were shot in north Mississippi. The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Prichard Road and Old Highway 61 in Tunica, according to the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office.

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM

Storm roundup: Damage scattered all the way across central Mississippi

The first reports of damage came in from Adams and Claiborne counties followed by additional reports in Learned, Jackson, Brandon, Flowood, and Morton. Here is a look at some of the pictures sent in by viewers and captured by our team here at WJTV 12.

WJTV.COM

Mississippi governor signs bill permitting license plates with alternative flag without Confederate symbol

Mississippi residents will soon be able to choose an alternate design for license plates in the state that does not include the state flag, which contains a Confederate emblem.

THE HILL

Storm related death reported in Neshoba County

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (WTOK)- Thursday's severe weather has turned deadly in Neshoba County. Neshoba County Coroner John Stephens tells Newscenter 11 a driver on Highway 15 S. was killed when a tree hit his car.

WTOK-TV

Mississippi university tuition to rise 4%, on average

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — (4/18/19) Mississippi's eight public universities plan to raise tuition by an average of 4% next fall, saying state funding increases this year are earmarked for increasing employee costs and they need more money to maintain programs.

MYARKLAMISS.COM

Weir aldermen hire new police officers

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