Make a Plan

Your family may not be together when a disaster strikes so it is important to plan in advance: how you will get to a safe place; how you wil…

Recovering from Disaster

Aiding the Injured:Administer first aid and seek medical attention for any injured person following a disaster. Check for injuries. Do not a…

Hurricanes

Before a Hurricane To prepare for a hurricane, you should take the following measures: To begin preparing, you should build an emergency kit…

Winter Storms and Extreme Cold

Before Winter Storms and Extreme ColdTo prepare for a winter storm you should do the following: Before winter approaches, add the following …

Tornadoes

Before a Tornado To begin preparing, you should build an emergency kit and make a family communications plan.Listen to NOAA Weather Radio or…

Thunderstorms & Lightning

Before Thunderstorm and Lightning To prepare for a thunderstorm, you should do the following: To begin preparing, you should build an emerge…

Severe Weather

Before:The following are things you can do to protect yourself, your family and your property before severe weather: Build an Emergency Supp…

Blackouts

Before a Blackout To prepare for a blackout you should do the following: To begin preparing, you should build an emergency kit and make a fa…

Evacuation Steps

There may be conditions under which you will decide to get away or there may be situations when you are ordered to leave. Follow these guide…

NOAA Weather Radio Hazards

NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards NWS suggests listeners change the batteries in their receivers in the spring and fall when Daylight Savings T…

Emergency Alert System (EAS)

The Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), is a modernization and integration of the nation’s existing and future alert and war…

Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA)

Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) send free informational text messages to WEA-enabled cell phones within range of an imminent and dangerous l…

10-Year-Old Phenom

JACKSON – Mason Manning is considered to be one of the best 10-year-olds to ever come through the Jackson area.He’s being trained by Omhar C…

Mississippi State Bests Florida A&M

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State has been looking for more first-half offense in men’s basketball this season.The Bulldogs got just tha…

Northwestern Cruises by MVSU

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) – Drew Crawford scored a season-high 26 points and Northwestern beat Mississippi Valley State 86-64 Monday night.Alex Ol…