Emergency management officials, utility companies and schools are keeping a close eye on the forecast as the Golden Triangle braces for severe weather.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District is monitoring the weather for a possible transition to virtual learning for all students Monday and Tuesday, a press release issued this morning said.
The city of Columbus has opened a 24-hour warming shelter at the Columbus Police Department this week to provide heated shelter from the severely cold weather to those without one.
Make fun of the weatherman if you want but modern forecasts have quietly, by degrees, become much better.
The Mississippi Valley is in the severe weather bull’s-eye as a storm system that already left at least six dead moved into the Dixie Alley.
With steamy nights, sticky days and torrential downpours, last year went down as one of the warmest and wildest weather years on record in the United States.
Mid-morning sleet, accumulating on bridges and roadways, in some areas meant an early end to the school day today.
Government weather forecasters say La Nina is here.
The Mississippi Horse Park is set to host its first Mississippi Trotting Association-sanctioned harness race Sunday if the weather leading into the event cooperates.
Global warming has mostly made the weather more pleasant for Americans over the last 40 years, which may explain why much of the public doesn’t rank climate change as big a threat as do scientists and the rest of the world, a new study suggests.