Harrison County Emergency Management Agency ready for any tropical weather impacts

The Harrison County Emergency Management Agency is ready to handle any impacts from tropical weather.

The Harrison County Board of Supervisors on Sunday made a local declaration of emergency ahead of Marco, which is expected to make landfall on Monday afternoon in southeastern Louisiana.

The declaration will allow Harrison County access to state and federal assets, if needed. Under the proclamation, Harrison County courthouses in Gulfport and Biloxi and county offices will be closed Monday.

Harrison County remains under a local declaration for the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency on Saturday.

Self-serve sandbags are still available at the following locations. The sites are active and ready to serve. The sites will have sand and bags. Those wishing to use the service must provide shovels and fill their own bags.

  • Courthouse Road Pier in Gulfport
  • Long Beach Harbor
  • Harrison County Road Department at 10076 Lorraine Road in Gulfport
  • D’Iberville Work Center at 10085 1st Avenue, D’Iberville, MS 39540
  • Lyman Work Center at 15001 County Farm Road, Gulfport, MS 39503
  • Long Beach Work Center at 605 North Seal Avenue, Long Beach, MS 39560
  • Orange Grove Work Center at 8300 34th Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39501
  • Woolmarket Work Center at 16395 Old Woolmarket Road, Biloxi, MS 39532
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