List of self-serve sandbag locations in Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson Counties ahead of Sally

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With Delta forecast to make landfall as a hurricane, authorities throughout South Mississippi are activating several self-serve sandbag sites.

(WXXV) — With Sally forecast to make landfall as a hurricane, forecasters say heavy rainfall and coastal flooding can be expected across the Gulf Coast.

Authorities throughout South Mississippi are preparing now by setting up several self-serve sandbag sites.

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The sites will have sand and bags. Those wishing to use the service must fill their own bags themselves.

The locations include the following:

JACKSON COUNTY:

In preparation for upcoming weather, self-serve sand and sandbags will be available at the following County locations listed below beginning Sunday, September 13th after 10:00 a.m.

  • West Division Roads Dept., 6900 N. Washington Avenue (Hwy. 609), Ocean Springs
  • Central Road Department, 8500 Jim Ramsay Road, Vancleave
  • East Division Roads Department, 10825 Hwy. 63, Moss Point
  • Forts Lake Fire Department, 10701 Forts Lake Road, Moss Point
  • Escatawpa VFD, 3801 Sentinel Dr, Moss Point
  • Fontainebleau Fire Department, 3901 Hwy. 57 South, Ocean Springs
  • St. Andrews Fire Department, 1401 Elm Street, Ocean Springs
  • Gautier – Behind City Hall, Highway 90
  • Moss Point – New Central Fire Station, 4204 Bellview Street
  • Ocean Springs – Public Works Department, 712 A Pine Drive
  • Pascagoula – Jackson County Fairgrounds, 2902 Shortcut Rd
HARRISON COUNTY:
  • Courthouse Road Pier, 96 Courthouse Road, Gulfport
  • D’Iberville Work Center, 10085 1st Avenue, D’Iberville
  • D’Iberville Marina, just north of the Marina under I-110
  • Gulfport Fire Station on 42nd Avenue
  • Harrison County Road Department, 10076 Lorraine Road, Gulfport
  • Intersection of Hewes Avenue and Glover Street
  • Lyman Work Center, 15001 County Farm Road, Gulfport
  • Long Beach Work Center, 605 North Seal Avenue, Long Beach
  • Long Beach Harbor, 720 South Cleveland Avenue, Long Beach
  • Orange Grove Community Center on Dedeaux Road
  • Orange Grove Work Center, 8300 34th Avenue, Gulfport
  • Woolmarket Work Center, 16395 Old Woolmarket Road, Biloxi

HANCOCK COUNTY:

The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency will have self-serve sand and sand bags starting at 7 a.m. Sunday, September 13, at the locations listed below.

  • Hancock County Horse Arena, 4184 Kiln Delisle Road
  • Old Hancock County Complex, 3068 Longfellow Drive
  • Lakeshore Community Center, 6440 Lower Bay Road
  • Bayside Fire Department, 6215 West Hinds Street
  • West Hancock Fire Department, 16006 Washington Street
  • Diamondhead City Hall, 5000 Diamondhead Circle

If you need assistance with getting the sand-bags, please contact the Hancock County Emergency Management Agency at 228-255-0942 or Hancock County Central Dispatch at 228-255-9191.

Additional self-serve sandbag sites may be added later. Check back for updates.

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A native to the Gulf Coast, Brantly Keiek comes to South Mississippi from Pensacola, Florida. Brantly's passion for weather can be traced back to active hurricane seasons during his childhood. His interest in meteorology peaked when his hometown experienced back-to-back hurricane landfalls in 2004 and 2005. His desire to learn about the atmosphere led him to study at Florida State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology and a Minor in Mathematics. Prior to graduating, Brantly also completed a year-long internship at WEAR-TV in Northwest Florida. Brantly enjoys the beach and looks forward to spending time on the coast. He was a competitive swimmer for nearly ten years and loves water sports. While in Pensacola, Brantly was a beach lifeguard for several years where he performed over 100 water rescues.

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