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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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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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