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Severe Weather Prepardness Week starts Monday

Starting Monday, February 19 is Sever Weather Preparedness Week in Mississippi

Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 3:00 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Governor Phil Bryant declared next week as Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Mississippi.

Starting Monday, February 19, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency will look at different weather situations that the Magnolia State faces from severe thunderstorms and flash flooding to tornadoes and lightning.

There will be a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, February 21 at 9:15 a.m.

The Lee County Emergency Management Agency encourages everyone to participate.

Lee County Communications will test the local siren system as part of the drill if there is no actual threat of severe weather.

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