Weather related forest damage is a fact of life in Mississippi and the South. Hurricanes, ice storms, tornados, and high winds can affect any part of the state. These events can cause catastrophic damage to forests and distress to forest owners, forest-based businesses, and the communities in which they live.
The publications, links, and other materials presented on this page are to help those trying to recover from a natural disaster:
Flood and storm victims must brace themselves for the next threat approaching their neighborhoods: scammers looking for fast, easy money at the expense of others.
Recent rainfall in north Mississippi has flooded many areas and made much Delta farmland unworkable as the time approaches for planting and other traditional tasks.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Hurricanes Irma and Harvey recently blew through the Southeast and into the history books, bringing destructive winds and leaving devastating floods in their wakes.
Hurricane Harvey brought record-breaking rainfall to the continental U.S. -- 51.88 inches in a single event. After the severe winds left a path of destruction, flooding continued for days after Harvey made landfall and moved along the Texas coast.