By Bill Fuller Associated Press A possible tornado swept through an area in northeast Alabama, killing three in a mobile home and injuring others as severe storms moved across the South overnight, authorities said. The suspected tornado hit in the small community of Rosalie, Jackson County Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen said. Another person in the […]

Daily Journal reports FULTON – Tuesday night’s surge of storms did some damage to portions of Itawamba County, but has resulted in no reported injuries, according to Sheriff Chris Dickinson. As of 8 p.m. Tuesday night, heavy winds produced by the line of storms had downed trees in the Fawn Grove, Fulton and Fairview areas […]

Daily Journal The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a forecast for possibly severe weather later today and through the night to early Wednesday morning. The weather service forecast said an “enhanced risk” exists from extreme southeastern West Tennessee and along a line to Water Valley and extending eastward across Northeast Mississippi. The forecast […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Much-needed rain fell Monday throughout Northeast Mississippi and is expected to continue possibly through Wednesday. “This widespread system moving through (Monday) should bring at least an inch of rain to most areas and up to 3 inches is some areas,” said meteorologist Andy Chiuppi of the National Weather […]

By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal MEMPHIS – A cold front advancing eastward at 15 miles per hour will bring freezing temperatures to Northeast Mississippi, starting today. Andy Chiuppi, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Memphis, said the cold front will move in from the West on Friday and into Friday evening. “This will be […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – Despite Tuesday morning’s rain, a burn ban remains in effect for most of Mississippi. “Most people don’t realize how much of a rainfall deficit we have,” said Brighton Forester, Mississippi Forestry Commission public relations director. “While there is some more rain in the forecast this weekend, the burn […]

By Zack Orsborn Daily Journal TUPELO – A few strong storms with gusty winds and small hail are expected in Northeast Mississippi late Thursday morning and throughout the evening. Zach Maye, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Memphis, said a front in the area will bring the chance of showers, but it’s not severe. […]

By William Moore Daily Journal TUPELO – While there has been a shortage of rain over the last two months, there is no shortage of water for Northeast Mississippians. Water suppliers say they have plenty of capacity to handle the increased demand from customers watering their yards. “Folks have definitely been using a lot more […]

By Emery P. Dalesio and Martha Waggoner Associated Press LUMBERTON, N.C. – A North Carolina state trooper shot and killed an armed man during a search and rescue operation, authorities said Tuesday, and thousands of people were told to get to higher ground as the flooding from Hurricane Matthew moved downstream. In Greenville, officials warned […]