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Video: Volunteers From The Area And Nation Help NE Mississippi Tornado Victims

Volunteers pool resources, manpower for Benton County tornado victims
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Video: Wren Family Displaced by Flooding

MONROE CO, Miss. (WCBI)- A family in Wren is displaced after heavy rains flooded their home Friday morning. The Hale family says they were able to make it out alive, with just the clothes on their backs. They woke up to find their front and backyard covered in water, and their belongings–swept away. Much of […]
UPDATE: MEMA Confirms 7 Deaths From Severe WX
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UPDATE: MEMA Confirms 7 Deaths From Severe WX

PEARL, Miss. (WCBI)- The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has confirmed seven deaths from the severe weather than began moving through the state early Wednesday morning, and preliminary reports indicate damage in seven counties from the storms. Four deaths were reported in Benton County, two in Marshall County and one in Tippah County. In addition, one […]
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Video: Columbus Firefighters Help Search Crews in Holly Springs

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- Some Columbus firefighters are helping search crews look for missing people in communities with severe storm damage. Authorities say teams of searchers are looking for three people still missing in Holly Springs after Wednesday’s tornadoes. The overall storm death toll is now at least 10 people who were killed in Mississippi, Tennessee […]
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Video: Shopping Continues Despite Weather Warnings

In spite of severe weather warnings, shoppers hit the town in droves to finish last minute gift buying.
Widespread Damage Reports from 6 Counties
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Widespread Damage Reports from 6 Counties

 PEARL, Miss. (WCBI) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received damage reports from six counties from severe weather/tornadoes that struck Wednesday afternoon. At least three injuries are being reported, search and rescue is being conducted and damage assessments are being done. Benton County: Cars damaged along Miss. Highway 5 near the town of Ashland. Miss. […]
Torndao moves through Mississippi
Source: WCBI Weather Team
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Tornado Moving Through Mississippi

JACKSON, Miss. (AP)-A large tornado is moving across Mississippi and authorities have closed down an Interstate 55 in the northern part of the state. Television images on The Weather Channel showed what appeared to be a twister moving along the ground for several minutes near Clarksdale, Mississippi. Jim Belles, a meteorologist with the National Weather […]
Tornado passing through Clarksdale, MS.
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Tornado Hits Small Delta Town

CLARKSDALE, Miss.(AP)- A mayor in a small Mississippi town says a tornado damaged or destroyed numerous houses just outside the town limits. Clarksdale Mayor Bill Luckett said the only confirmed casualty was a dog killed by storm debris, but as many as 20 homes may have been hit Wednesday. Luckett says the town is opening its […]
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Video: Remembering “Mr. B.”

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Before there was “Futurecast” and interactive radar, before there were “Skycams” and personalized forecasts, before Twitter and Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, there was Meteorologist Bryan Owings. That’s how we knew him. Standing at the weather map. Through good weather and bad. For more than 24 years, WCBI Chief Meteorologist Bryan Owings […]
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NOAA Weather Radio Site On Fritz

Radio System Won't Be Repaired Before Wednesday Weather Event