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Friday, April 18, 2014

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Storm causes minor damage

Last nights round of severe weather caused minor damage to the Lafayette-Oxford community. Power outages were seen all over the city. (April 4, 2014, Page 1A)

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    Miss. prepares for severe weather

    Area residents may see an influx in severe weather tonight and early tomorrow morning. Large hail, gusty winds and possible tornadoes are possible. (April 3, 2014, Page 2)

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      Weather may scare up storms

      Nasty weather is predicted for Halloween which may lead to several planned events to be canceled. Read about the weather forecast and local Halloween events in today’s EAGLE. (October 30, 2013, Page 1, 12)

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        Be ready for natural disasters

        This week is Severe Weather Awareness week. Locally a tornado drill will occur on Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. On Thursday, an earthquake drill will occur at 10:15 a.m. (February 4, 2013, Page 1A, 10A)

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          State among best in emergency preparation

          A report last week showed that Mississippi ranks among the top states in the country in preparation for emergencies. Editor Don Whitten writes that he’s not surprised since Mississippians have long handled and responded to many of those situations. (December 26, 2012, Page 4)

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            Cold front could bring heavy storms

            A cold front moving into the area tonight is expected to bring thunderstorms that could produce hail, damaging winds and possibly a tornado. It will take temperatures down more than 30 degrees during the day with the high on Saturday and Sunday in the low 80s and lows at night of 55 degrees. (September 7, 2012, Page 2A)

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              Storms could produce hail, tornadoes

              An unstable air mass overtaking the Mid-South this afternoon is expected to produce severe thundershowers that could include large hail, high winds and tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service. The storm system has already produced tornadoes in Texas and along the Florida panhandle. (April 23, 2010, Page 1A)

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                Keeping safe in storms

                Gov. Haley Barbour declared the work week of Feb. 22-26 as Severe Weather Awareness Week last week. In conjunction, the National Weather Service will issue a statewide test tornado warning on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration weather radios at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday morning. (February 23, 2010, Page 1)

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