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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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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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City of Biloxi declares a local emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Nate

BILOXI, Miss – Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich and the Biloxi City Council declared  a local emergency proclamation in Biloxi this afternoon, a measure that authorizes the mayor to take extraordinary steps to deal with the expected torrential downpour from Tropical Storm … Continue reading

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