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  • Iberville Parish emergency sirens ready for when severe weather strikes Play Video

    March 17, 2016 10:58 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH – After wild weather in February, parishes plan to better equip themselves to warn residents of tornadoes in the future. Most parishes in the WBRZ viewing area use text alerts, or smart phone apps to get weather notifications, but some are considering parish-wide sirens, to make sure everyone... more »
  • Bryant: Timing, sirens saved lives in Miss. storm

    February 11, 2013 12:14 PM

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Gov. Phil Bryant said more than 60 people in Mississippi were hurt in storms this weekend, but no one was killed due to ample tornado warnings. Bryant said Monday that sirens in Hattiesburg gave people as much as 30 minutes of warning that a twister was... more »
  • False alarms ring out near River Bend nuclear plant

    February 7, 2013 5:20 PM

    NEW ROADS - Disaster alarms sounded in parts of Pointe Coupee Parish Thursday, prompting a scare that something went terribly wrong at the nuclear power plant nearby. But, the only issue was malfunctioning equipment that activated warning sirens. The sheriff's office told WBRZ News 2, deputies received a call... more »

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