The Mississippi/FEMA Risk MAP Team will host a Flood Risk Open House from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, at the Marion County BusinessPlex Community Room located at 1730 Mississippi Hwy. 44 in Columbia.
Heat is the No. 1 weather-related killer. Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature.
To balance the budget that ended last Thursday, the Mississippi Legislature gave Gov. Phil Bryant permission to use the state’s rainy-day fund. The governor took $63 million to make up for a shortage of tax revenue.