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New Alert System to Let Us Know About Dangerous Weather Sooner
Living near the Gulf, we know we need to be aware of potential hurricane activity. Sometimes that's not so easy to stay on top of, like if you're not listening to the radio, or watching television, but being aware of the situation should be a little easier, with a new system in place. Starting Thurs…
Residents Cope With Flooding Along Mississippi [PHOTOS]
As residents along the Mississippi River continued to cope with flooding on Thursday, the river, already at record levels, was set to crest in Vicksburg, Miss. on Thursday morning.
The river was at 57.2 feet in Vicksburg on Wednesday morning, a level well above the previous record of 56.2 feet set on…