A woman in Sumrall, Mississippi, was shocked to discover water coming from her kitchen sink immediately turning to ice during freezing temperatures on January 2. Frigid conditions continued to grip southern Mississippi, with temperatures expected to remain 10 to 15 degrees below normal, according to the National Weather Service. Allison McKenzie said it was 17 degrees Fahrenheit. “It is so cold that the water I have running through the faucet is turning immediately to ice. This is INSIDE our kitchen. Y’all,” she wrote.
There were more than 200 wrecks in two days during a two-day ice storm in 2014. Dozens of drivers who didn’t know how to drive on icy roads ended up in ditches Police said the best advice is to stay off of the roads.
Mississippi residents were assessing the damage from Hurricane Nate on October 8 after it made its second landfall around midnight on the Mississippi Gulf Coast near Biloxi. Local media reported that the Category 1 hurricane brought sustained winds of up to 85 mph and storm surges up to seven feet.
Video shows catfish on a street in Biloxi following heavy flooding in the area.
Harrison County Civil Defense Director Rupert Lacy said he has confidence that vendors will take care of the tents and portable toilets that are scattered across the Coast for Cruisin’ The Coast and at the Gulfport Music Festival. The storm is expected to his South Mississippi on Sunday.