By Riley Manning Daily Journal Recess isn’t what it used to be for area schoolchildren. Many Tupelo and Lee County district students took to the shade or even classrooms in lieu of their traditional outside time Monday, as the National Weather Service issued a heat advisory under expected heat indices of 105 degrees. “They’ll get […]

Daily Journal The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a special weather statement for dangerously hot and humid condition across Northeast Mississippi through Monday. A special advisory at 2:42 PM CDT says “a dangerous but short-lived” period of heat and humidity will overspread the region late Saturday and Sunday, with air temperatures 100 degrees […]

Daily Journal High temperatures in the middle and upper 90s and high humidity will produce dangerous heat indices up to 110 degrees through Wednesday, the National Weather Service in Memphis said late Tuesday morning. A heat advisory has been extended though Wednesday, which is expected to be the most dangerous day in the current heat […]

Daily Journal The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued an excessive heat advisory for Northeast Mississippi from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, with heat index reading between 105 and 110 degrees expected. Air temperatures are expected in the high 90s. Heat advisories will likely be needed or expanded through Wednesday, the NWS reported. […]

By Joe Rutherford Daily Journal The National Weather Service has issued heat warnings and advisories for a large part of the nation’s mid-section, stretching from Iowa to southeastern Alabama at least through today. The area includes all of northern Mississippi. Heat indices exceeding 105 degrees F are expected, with highs in the upper 90s, perhaps […]

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By Lynn West New Albany Gazette NEW ALBANY – Patches of debris denoted high-water marks and city equipment scraped mud from downtown streets that had flooded, but other evidence of Friday’s torrential rainfall was mostly gone by Monday. The National Weather Service reported that New Albany received 9.95 inches of rain between 9 a.m. and […]

By Adam Armour Itawamba County Times FULTON – When even a brief trip outside is enough to make skin sizzle, it must be smack-dab in the middle of a Mississippi summer. Last week, the National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for counties throughout Northeast Mississippi, with temps in the mid- to high-90s and a […]

Daily Journal TUPELO – The All-America Picnic in the Park will go on as scheduled in Tupelo’s Ballard Park. “We are going to go ahead and keep everything on schedule,” said Tupelo Parks & Recreation director Alex Farned. “The radar shows there is an opening in the rain. We are going to hope for the […]

Flooding on Main Street in New Albany. (New Albany Gazette)

By Joe Rutherford Daily Journal TUPELO – A potent weather system dumped flood-inducing rainfall across Northeast Mississippi on Friday, with the Little Tallahatchie River overflowing its banks in downtown New Albany, where commercial and residential flooding was reported by the National Weather Service at mid-afternoon. The rain, which began in the early morning hours before […]