Severe

  Pine Belt braces for overnight storms

Severe weather in the Pine Belt is a common threat year-round that can produce deadly tornadoes with many communities in the area having already seen damage this year.

  First Alert: Severe weather possible Wednesday

First Alert: More severe weather possible Wednesday

  NWS confirms tornado touched down in Greene County

  Rain to clear overnight; cloudy and mild Tuesday morning

  Flood safety tips to keep in mind during rainy week

First Alert: Increasing chances for storms Monday night, some severe

Continued Coverage

NWS confirms EF-1 tornado touched down in Simpson County

  NWS: EF-2 tornado moved through Jasper County

MEMA releases initial damage reports from Wednesday storms

  Carthage couple evacuates minutes before storm destroys mobile home

  ‘It sounded like a freight train:’ Severe weather rips through Attala Co.

  Apparent tornado damages homes, downs trees and power lines in Simpson County

First Alert: Severe weather threat increases for parts of Mississippi

The threat for storms and severe weather will linger into the late evening hours.

First Alert: Severe weather possible Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center continues to highlight our area with a slight risk for severe weather Wednesday.

SBA loans available for those impacted by December tornadoes

A Disaster Loan Outreach Center will open in Jones County on Friday.

Many people experiencing power outages in the Pine Belt

Thousands in the Pine Belt are experiencing power outages.

Pine Belt clear of severe weather threat

  SCAR prepping animals for severe weather

  First Alert: Severe weather still possible Saturday

Shelters to open for Saturday’s severe weather

  Expert gives tips for severe weather preparedness

  Staying informed during severe weather

  First Alert: Severe weather possible Saturday for Pine Belt

There will be a chance for showers and storms late Friday night through Saturday morning.

  First Alert: Severe storm threat picks up this afternoon

The Storm Prediction Center continues to peg South Mississippi with a slight risk for severe weather Thursday.

  Tornado cleanup continues in Columbia

Cleanup continues in Columbia two days after a devastating EF-2 tornado passed through town.

  Laurel family cleaning damage after Monday’s tornado

A Laurel family is in the process of cleaning up after winds from Monday’s storms caused a tree to fall on their home.

  VIDEO: Miss. tornado captured on surveillance cameras

The Beal’s Collision Center cameras filmed the approaching tornado from several angles

  4 dead, several injured across South in outbreak of twisters

The storms killed four people, including one person who died after heavy rains caused flooding in Kentucky.

  NWS confirms 2 tornadoes touched down in Marion County

NWS officials said EF-2 and EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Marion County on Monday.

NWS surveying tornado damage in Miss. after tornadoes touch down in 25 counties

Here in the mid-south parts of northern Mississippi were in the path of storms. There was a tornado warning near Oxford Monday afternoon.

Gov. Bryant declares state of emergency following tornado outbreak in Miss.

Gov. Phil Bryant has declared a state of emergency for areas impacted by the strong storms that swept through Mississippi on Monday.

  FIRST ALERT: Severe weather possible, but not likely, on Monday

Storms will develop along a cold front as it passes through the area Monday.

  First Alert: Flash flooding likely as Barry inundates Pine Belt

The Weather Prediction Center is currently monitoring our area for flash flooding.

Invest 92L looms near Gulf; will bring heavy rain to Pine Belt

Invest 92L is moving toward the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to develop into a tropical depression later this week as it moves west through the northern gulf.

LIST: Weather-related road closures in the Pine Belt

Here is a list of roads that have been closed throughout the Pine Belt due to being flooded or washed out by heavy rains.

First Alert: Pine Belt under tornado watch until 3 p.m.

A tornado watch is in effect for the Pine Belt. All counties in the WDAM viewing area are under this watch until 3 p.m.

Storm shelters in Forrest, Jones counties open

Storm shelters in Forrest and Jones counties have opened for people needing a safe place to stay during the strong storms expected to blow through the Pine Belt today.

MEMA releases initial damage reports for Thursday’s storms

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has released its initial statewide damage reports following Thursday’s outbreak of severe weather.

Minor damage, flooding reported following outbreak of strong storms

WDAM has received reports of localized flooding and tree branches down around the viewing area.

Shelters open ahead of severe weather threat

Storm shelters in Forrest, Lamar and Jones counties have opened for people needing a safe place to stay during the strong storms expected to blow through the Pine Belt this evening.

First Alert: Severe weather possible Thursday for the Pine Belt

The Storm Prediction Center has the Pine Belt under a slight risk for severe weather on Thursday.

LIST: Pine Belt storm shelters open for severe weather

With severe weather threatening the Pine Belt, storm shelters in the area plan to open up on Saturday night.

Damage reported in parts of the state, two injured due to severe weather

According to Yazoo Co EMA Director Jack Willingham, one person suffered an injury and has been transported to a local hospital after the home the family was in suffered damage on Cox Ferry Road.

First Alert: NWS says Pine Belt may be a part of severe weather outbreak

The Storm Prediction Center has increased the severe weather risk for our area Saturday night and into Sunday morning.

  FIRST ALERT: Severe weather threat to continue overnight, into Monday morning

The Storm Prediction Center has continued the Slight Risk for severe weather for the Pine Belt for Sunday night and into Monday morning.

1,500 Southern Pine customers lose power

Severe weather leads to power outage Saturday for about 1,5000 Southern Pine Electric customers.

First Alert: ‘Slight risk’ for severe weather Thursday

The Storm Prediction Center has increased the severe weather risk for the Pine Belt to a “slight risk.”