Mississippi EOC director encourages neighbors to organize for tropical storms

HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – With two tropical storm programs anticipated to impression Mississippi, neighbors within the central a part of the state are additionally being inspired to organize for the storms.

Hinds County EOC Director Ricky Moore mentioned the county his group is anticipating flooding, heavy rain, robust winds and energy outages from the storms. He mentioned swift water rescue automobiles and boats are standing by.


Moore mentioned his division can be in fixed contact with the Mississippi Emergency Administration Company (MEMA).

Relating again to Hurricane Katrina, he mentioned it didn’t take lengthy for the consequences of the storm to impression Central Mississippi.

“We had weeks with out energy right here. Any storm that comes by the coast of Mississippi or Louisiana coast, we normally get some climate, whether or not it’s heavy rain or pop-up tornadoes. It’s a extreme climate occasion, so we’ll deal with it as such, and folks have to be ready. At all times have your emergency package prepared and your plan. Verify in your aged. And ensure everybody is ready, as a result of at concerning the center of the week, we may begin seeing some antagonistic climate from these storms,” defined Moore.


He mentioned he doesn’t anticipate this storm to have the impression of Katrina, however they are going to be ready for any worst case situation.