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UPDATE AT 10 AM, Sunday  OCTOBER 8, 2017

Coast Electric (Kiln) and Singing River Electric (Lucedale) were the only systems that received any significant damage. Coast Electric had about 8,000 outages at their peak and are down around 1,000 now. Singing River Electric had around 32,000 outages at their peak … Continue reading

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Power Outage Update 10 am.

SUNDAY: October 8, 2017 Electric power associations, serving in south Mississippi, are reporting approximately 41,400 meters without electric service at 7:00 a.m. Singing River Electric, serving in the hardest hit area, has 32,700 outages and Coast Electric is reporting 8,700 … Continue reading

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Nate Update:

All curfews lifted on the gulf coast, still only travel if necessary while roads are cleared and assessed.

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Health Department Issues Precautions For Food Safety

In the case of an electrical outage, it is important to be careful to ensure food safety. Discard any food that has been at room temperature for two hours or more, and any food that has an unusual odor, color, … Continue reading

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MDOT advises motorists to stay off roads during Hurricane Nate     

  The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is forecasting Hurricane Nate will make landfall tonight along the Mississippi Gulf Coast as a Category 2. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) urges motorists to exit highways as the storm comes ashore and … Continue reading

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Coast Casinos Closing

All Mississippi Coast Casinos are closing at 5 p.m. according to the MS Gaming Commission.

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Sat. 10 am update:

Hurricane Nate expected to hit as a Category 2 with sustained winds near 100 mph. Personal preparations should be finalized as soon as possible. Storm surge could be above 10 feet in some areas along the coast and inlets. Next … Continue reading

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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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