County Community Safe Rooms Opening For Severe Weather

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has been notified of county community saferooms being opened for residents to use as severe weather moves through the this afternoon through tomorrow morning.

Adams County
323 Liberty Rd., Natchez
Contact number: 601-445-3525

Copiah County
1060 Epps Lane, Gallman
Contact number: 601-894-1658

Forrest County
946 Sullivan Dr., Hattiesburg
Contact number: 601-544-5911

Jones County
1425 Ellisville Blvd., Laurel
Contact number: 601-425-0226

Rankin County
651 Marquette Rd., Brandon
Contact number: 601-824-2024

Residents in other counties with a need for safe shelter should contact their county emergency management office.

The State Emergency Operations Center will monitor the storms as they pass through the state, and release any updates as they become available.

For detailed preparedness information, contact your county emergency management agency or go to MEMA’s website at The best way to get up-to-date information is to “Like” MEMA on Facebook, or “Follow” us on Twitter.