Lucedale, MS
Partly Cloudy
Feels like 86°.
Humidity: 79% Dew Point: 76°
Clouds: 40% Pressure: 29.89 in
Wind: S 11 mph Visability: 10 mi Conditions as of 5:32pm.
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Rain starting in the afternoon.
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Light rain throughout the day.
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Rain until evening.
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  • Special Weather Statement
    Updated: Fri Jun-23-17 05:15pm CDT
    Effective: Fri Jun-23-17 05:15pm CDT
    Expires: Fri Jun-23-17 10:00pm CDT
    Severity: Minor
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Observed
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: George; Greene; Perry; Stone; Wayne
    Instructions: Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
    Message Summary: ...a line of strong thunderstorms will affect the following counties...west central washington...western george...perry...
    Southern wayne...greene and stone counties until 600 pm cdt...
    At 510 pm cdt, the strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles west of state line to 12 miles west of saucier,and moving east at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with these storms. Locations impacted include...
    Wiggins, richton, leakesville, perkinston, mchenry, beaumont, new augusta, mclain, state line and fruitdale.
  • Flash Flood Watch
    Updated: Fri Jun-23-17 01:57pm CDT
    Effective: Fri Jun-23-17 01:57pm CDT
    Expires: Fri Jun-23-17 10:00pm CDT
    Severity: Severe
    Urgency: Expected
    Certainty: Possible
    Status: Actual
    Type: Alert
    Category: Met
    Areas affected: George; Greene; Perry; Stone; Wayne
    Instructions: A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. This is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.
    Message Summary: ...a flash flood watch remains in effect through late this evening from clarke county in alabama to george county in mississippi and points west...
    ...flash flood watch remains in effect until 10 pm cdt this evening...
    The flash flood watch continues for
    * portions of southwest alabama and southeast mississippi, including the following areas, in southwest alabama, choctaw and washington. In southeast mississippi, george, greene, perry, stone, and wayne.
    * until 10 pm cdt this evening
    * flash flooding remains possible as additional bands of heavy rain from cindy`s remnant circulation moves east northeast across kentucky and tennessee today.
    * additional rainfall totals up to 3 inches are possible, especially where the more persistent rain bands set up. Five to ten inches of rain have already fallen across much of the watch area since late tuesday. Any additional heavy rainfall will only further increase the flooding potential across the area. In addition to the flash flooding, many area rivers are now in or will soon go into minor to moderate flood.

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Effort to consolidate school districts continues in Hancock Co.

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – A Bay St. Louis man is continuing his effort to convince city and county leaders to consolidate the Hancock County school districts. Monday, Ron Thorp made a presentation in front of the Hancock County Board of Supervisors outlining the potential benefits of combining the Bay-Waveland …Read More

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Flames take over a Gulfport home overnight

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – Fire investigators are working to figure out what sparked a blaze at a Gulfport home early Tuesday morning. Black smoke filled the air as flames shot through the roof of a home on 32nd Street around 3 a.m. We’re told a neighbor spotted the fire and …Read More

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Police: Boy, 8, shot in head while sleeping in mother’s car

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Police in Jackson say an 8-year-old boy was shot in the head and seriously wounded as he slept in the back seat of his mother’s car. The Clarion-Ledger reports Jackson police spokesman Cmdr. Tyree Jones said Richard Kyles was wounded late Saturday night. The boy was reported …Read More

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Lucedale man killed in head-on crash

GEORGE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – A two-car crash took the life of a Lucedale man around 4 p.m. on Thursday. According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, a Perkinston man was driving an 18-wheeler west on Highway 26 when he crashed head-on with a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado that was headed eastbound in …Read More