Wicker commends success of storm weather technology

Early last year, I joined the National Weather Service in Jackson to celebrate state-of-the-art upgrades to its Doppler Weather Radar system.  The life-saving potential of these improvements was immediately apparent as a powerful tornado tore through the Hattiesburg area in February.
On April 28 of this year, as multiple tornados left a swath of destruction across our state, the National Weather Service’s early warning system again proved its value in helping Mississippians get out of harm’s way.  Although the storms took