Cold weather shelters opening across South Mississippi

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Cold weather shelters are opening across South Mississippi ahead of sub-freezing temperatures.

(WXXV) — A blast of arctic air has prompted several South Mississippi cold weather shelters to open as temperatures drop below freezing.

HANCOCK COUNTY

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Bay St. Louis: The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Old Spanish Trail Baptist Church will open a cold weather shelter from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Monday Jan 20 and Tuesday Jan 21. at the Old Spanish Trail Baptist Church at 5078 Highway 90 Bay St. Louis, MS 39520.

Authorities say if someone needs a ride to the shelter, contact Hancock County Dispatch at 228-255-9191 for assistance.

HARRISON COUNTY



Gulfport: The Salvation Army will open a cold weather shelter in Gulfport Monday, January 20 and Tuesday, January 21 from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. at 2019 22nd Street, Gulfport, MS 39501.

D’Iberville: Seashore Mission and Loaves & Fishes will open a cold weather shelter open from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 a.m. Monday Jan 20 and Tuesday Jan 21. The shelter is located at Harrison County Multipurpose Building (D’Iberville Civic Center) at 10395 Auto Mall Parkway D’Iberville, MS 39540.

JACKSON COUNTY

Pascagoula: A cold weather shelter will be open from 6:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Monday Jan 20 and Tuesday Jan 21. The shelter is located at 3217 Nathan Hale Ave, Pascagoula, MS 39581.