Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2020


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – October 19-23, 2020 is Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Mississippi.

The National Weather Service, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and other organizations are informing the public about severe weather safety.

The purpose of Mississippi Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week is to provide people with the knowledge necessary to protect their lives when severe weather threatens.

 The daily topics during the week are as follows:

Monday, October 19Warning Reception Methods
Tuesday, October 20Severe Thunderstorms
Wednesday, October 21Tornado Safety – A statewide tornado drill will be conducted at 9:15 AM.
Thursday, October 22Flash Flooding
Friday, October 23Winter Weather: Snow and Ice


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