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    Open severe weather shelters in the Pine Belt

    Open severe weather shelters in the Pine Belt

    Tuesday, November 17 2015 12:40 PM EST2015-11-17 17:40:23 GMT
    Monday, February 26 2018 12:24 PM EST2018-02-26 17:24:27 GMT
    Shelters are opening across the Pine Belt ahead of the severe weather.Shelters are opening across the Pine Belt ahead of the severe weather.
    Shelters are opening across the Pine Belt ahead of the severe weather.Shelters are opening across the Pine Belt ahead of the severe weather.
    With severe weather threatening the Pine Belt storm shelters across the area are being activated to house residents that could be in harms way.More >>
    With severe weather threatening the Pine Belt storm shelters across the area are being activated to house residents that could be in harms way.More >>
  • Severe weather expected across Pine Belt

    Severe weather expected across Pine Belt

    Monday, November 16 2015 6:41 PM EST2015-11-16 23:41:54 GMT
    Monday, February 26 2018 12:24 PM EST2018-02-26 17:24:27 GMT
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    Severe weather is expected to sweep through the Pine Belt Tuesday night into Wednesday, and weather experts along with emergency officials are asking for everyone to be prepared.“Showers and thunderstorms will develop, some of them will be severe, everywhere in the Pine Belt has a pretty good shot of seeing some type of warning,” said WDAM Chief Meteorologist Nick Lilja.Those chances of a warning include flash flood, tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings; all those are p...More >>
    Severe weather is expected to sweep through the Pine Belt Tuesday night into Wednesday, and weather experts along with emergency officials are asking for everyone to be prepared.“Showers and thunderstorms will develop, some of them will be severe, everywhere in the Pine Belt has a pretty good shot of seeing some type of warning,” said WDAM Chief Meteorologist Nick Lilja.Those chances of a warning include flash flood, tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings; all those are p...More >>
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There is a current tornado-warned storm in Louisiana. If it holds together, the timeline track for the storm puts our area at risk around 12:16 a.m. 

Nick Lilja and Patrick Bigbie are in The WDAM First Alert Weather Center bringing you the latest on these storms. 

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  • Forrest County accepting bids for school safe rooms

    Forrest County accepting bids for school safe rooms

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:26:24 GMT
    Plans for a safe room/storm shelter. (Photo source: Forrest County Board)Plans for a safe room/storm shelter. (Photo source: Forrest County Board)
    Plans for a safe room/storm shelter. (Photo source: Forrest County Board)Plans for a safe room/storm shelter. (Photo source: Forrest County Board)
    Eight schools in the Forrest County Public School District have been given the go-ahead to accept bids to build safe rooms on school campuses around the county. The rooms are designed to withstand high winds in the event of a tornado and can protect all of the students and staff at any of the schools to prevent loss of life due to a severe weather event. The effort carries an approximate  $1 million price tag for each safe room, with 90 percent of it being paid by FEMA. &...More >>
    Eight schools in the Forrest County Public School District have been given the go-ahead to accept bids to build safe rooms on school campuses around the county. The rooms are designed to withstand high winds in the event of a tornado and can protect all of the students and staff at any of the schools to prevent loss of life due to a severe weather event. The effort carries an approximate  $1 million price tag for each safe room, with 90 percent of it being paid by FEMA. &...More >>
  • Family gives new details about Doby murder in Covington County

    Family gives new details about Doby murder in Covington County

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 8:03 PM EDT2018-07-19 00:03:36 GMT
    Jessie Lee Doby lived in the New Hope Community in north Covington County. Photo credit WDAM.Jessie Lee Doby lived in the New Hope Community in north Covington County. Photo credit WDAM.

    Loved ones of a murdered Covington County man are speaking out about his death and his life.   

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    Loved ones of a murdered Covington County man are speaking out about his death and his life.   

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  • Collins fire chief begins 4th term as head of state fire association

    Collins fire chief begins 4th term as head of state fire association

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-07-18 23:49:42 GMT
    John Pope, chief of the Collins Fire Department, has been elected to a fourth consecutive term as president of the Mississippi Firefighters Association. Photo credit WDAM.John Pope, chief of the Collins Fire Department, has been elected to a fourth consecutive term as president of the Mississippi Firefighters Association. Photo credit WDAM.
    John Pope, chief of the Collins Fire Department, has been elected to a fourth consecutive term as president of the Mississippi Firefighters Association. Photo credit WDAM.John Pope, chief of the Collins Fire Department, has been elected to a fourth consecutive term as president of the Mississippi Firefighters Association. Photo credit WDAM.

    The chief of the Collins Fire Department is beginning his fourth consecutive term as head of the Mississippi Firefighters Association.  

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    The chief of the Collins Fire Department is beginning his fourth consecutive term as head of the Mississippi Firefighters Association.  

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