Rotation Tracks April 27-28, 2011
3 months ago
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Southeastern US Tornado Research Project Set To Begin

Tornado research project set to begin in the Southeast
3 months ago
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Video: Durham Pharmacy First Stop on WCBI Weather Radio Tour

WCBI's First Alert Weather Team programs weather radios at Durham Pharmacy
3 months ago
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Video: 4 County Electric Preps For Severe Weather

Columbus, Miss. (WCBI) — When there’s the possibility for severe weather, the 4 County Electric Power Association prepares for the worst. Communication coordinator Brad Barr said the company prepares for any severe weather threat, whether it be tornadoes or a winter storm, the same way. “We’ve been doing this for a long time…”, said Barr, […]
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Video: Couple Safe After Possible Tornado Close Call

Columbus, Miss. (WCBI) — A Pickens County, Alabama couple escaped with their lives Tuesday, as the homeowner said a possible tornado passed right by their home, destroying most of their property. It happened about 4:00. Homeowners Roland and Denise Driver told WCBI they were in their house when he saw a funnel that he described […]
Governor Robert Bentley Declares Statewide State of Emergency For Alabama
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Governor Robert Bentley Declares Statewide State of Emergency For Alabama

In preparation for the expected impact of Tuesday's severe weather, Governor Bentley declares a state of emergency.
Governor Bryant Issues State Of Emergency For Severe Weather
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Governor Bryant Issues State Of Emergency For Severe Weather

The Governor of Mississippi announced today that he was issuing a state of emergency for areas affected by severe weather.
MEMA Receives Damage Reports
3 months ago
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MEMA Receives Damage Reports

MEMA has received reports of damage, minor injuries in some counties.
4 months ago
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Video: Local EMA Directors Talk Storm Shelters

Columbus, Miss. (WCBI) — There are no community storm shelters in Lowndes County, said Emergency Management Director Cindy Lawrence. While Lawrence said that there are individually owned storm shelters throughout the county, the area she directs has not received funding for storm relief since 2005, for Hurricane Katrina. “…we have applied for grants for community […]
MEMA Issues Storm Damage Reports
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MEMA Issues Storm Damage Reports

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has released a list of areas affected by damage from the February 2nd storms.
5 months ago
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VIDEO: Riverwalk Clean Up Delayed

Clean up of the Columbus Riverwalk is delayed while crews wait for the water to go down.