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Jackson County to Lift Curfew

PASCAGOULA, Miss – The Jackson County Office of Emergency Services has received no reports of injuries or any major  reports of damage throughout the County.  Three (3) rescues were reported. If any resident has a flooded or damaged home, contact your … Continue reading

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State Medical Needs Shelter Opened

JACKSON, Miss. – Beginning at 4 p.m. today in response to Hurricane Nate, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) will open the State Medical Needs Shelter, located on Coy Avenue in Wiggins. This facility is a shelter of last … 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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Hancock County Emergency Management opens shelter

The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the American Red Cross and the MS Department of Human Services will be opening the Kiln Shelter on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:00 A.M. The address is 18320 Highway 43 Kiln, MS … Continue reading

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Hancock County recommends voluntary evacutations

  The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Hancock County Board of Supervisors, and Cities of Bay St. Louis, Diamondhead, and Waveland are recommending a voluntary evacuation on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 7:00 A.M. This evacuation … 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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