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Updated: Hurricane Shelters Opening Saturday:

Hancock County –  Kiln Safe Room, 18324 Hwy 43 Kiln, MS 39556 Leetown Shelter located at 28290 Leetown Rd, Picayune at 10:00am Special medical needs shelter located at 24075 Hwy 43, Picayune at 10:00am   Jackson County – 8:00 AM … Continue reading

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Mississippi Joint Information Center Activated

PEARL – The State Emergency Operations Center has activated the Mississippi Joint Information Center for all media and public inquiries regarding Hurricane Nate.   The JIC can be reached by calling 1-866-920-6362.   The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is posting … Continue reading

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Hurricane Shelters Opening Saturday:

  Hancock County – 7:00 AM Opening Kiln Safe Room, 18324 Hwy 43 Kiln, MS 39556 Jackson County – 8:00 AM opening East Jackson County Safe Room, 18413 Highway 613, Hurley, MS 39555 Central Jackson County Community Safe Room, 5500 … Continue reading

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Hurricane Shelter Information from MDHS

  JACKSON- In preparation for Hurricane Nate, here are some resources you may need in order for your family and visitors to be fully prepared for the upcoming storm.  Please follow the advice of your local officials regarding the possibility … Continue reading

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Gov. Bryant issues State of Emergency for Tropical Storm Nate

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a State of Emergency and an Executive Order authorizing the use of the Mississippi National Guard as Tropical Storm Nate advances to the Gulf of Mexico.   At 10 a.m., the National Hurricane … Continue reading

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MDOT prepares for Nate

JACKSON, MISS. – As Tropical Storm Nate moves into the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is preparing for the storm to make landfall as a hurricane along Mississippi’s coastal counties.   The National Hurricane Center (NHC) … Continue reading

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Coastal County EM Offices

Coast residents with questions about Nate preparations can call the county emergency management offices: Hancock Co. 228-255-0942 Harrison Co. 228-865-4002 Jackson Co. 228-769-3111

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**HURRICANE INFORMATION** PREPAREDNESS TIPS

Hurricane readiness should begin before the storm hits. The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) advises residents to prepare now for Tropical Storm Nate, so lives can be saved and illness prevented.   Preparing a Disaster Kit Stock your home … Continue reading

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MEMA UNVEILS NEW PREPAREDNESS APP FOR SMARTPHONES AND TABLETS

PEARL, Miss –The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency unveiled its new preparedness app for smartphones and tablets today.  The new app provides current weather conditions, live radar, an interactive emergency kit list, real-time social media posts, preparedness sections for all-hazards, news … Continue reading

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MISSISSIPPI SENDS EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMS TO FLORIDA TO ASSIST WITH HURRICANE IRMA

PEARL, Miss –The State of Mississippi is sending 98 emergency response specialists to assist the state of Florida as Hurricane Irma makes landfall. The Mississippi teams were all requested by the Florida Division of Emergency Management through the national Emergency … Continue reading

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