state of emergency

Coast cities issuing state of emergency notices

Cities are taking pre-emptive action in anticipation of severe conditions from Ida. The cities of Long Beach, Gulfport, Ocean Springs, Gautier, Pascagoula, and Moss Point have all issued statements proclaiming a state of emergency. Doing so generally is a precursor…

What you need to know about state of emergencies

Harrison County officials are reminding residents to stay prepared as there is a lot of rain ahead in the forecast. Remember to stock up on food and emergency supplies. In the past, residents were encouraged “the first 72 is on…

Coast leaders declare state of emergency ahead of Cristobal

Several governing bodies along the Mississippi Coast are declaring states of emergency ahead of Cristobal's landfall. On Thursday, Pascagoula, Gautier and Jackson County declared a state of emergency. In addition, Harrison County and Ocean Springs set up up sandbag locations…

City of Moss Point declares State of Emergency

In the wake of the newly identified coronavirus, the City of Moss Point is taking precautionary measures to protect citizens, guests, and other stakeholders. Moss Point Mayor Mario King is encouraging everyone to use our online portal and telecommunication systems…

Bay St. Louis state of emergency

Bay St. Louis Mayor Mike Favre declared a state of emergency due to potential tropical weather this weekend from Nate. Favre issued the proclamation just after 9:30 a.m. this morning. Bay St. Louis braces for impact as Tropical Storm Nate…

City of Biloxi declares state of emergency

The Biloxi City Council held a special meeting today to declare a state of emergency for the City of Biloxi due to potential effects from Tropical Storm Harvey. The resolution passed and allows Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich to do all…

Harrison County Requests State of Emergency

Members of the Harrison County Board of Supervisors this afternoon have signed a local proclamation that is now heading to Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, requesting the Governor declare a State of Emergency for Harrison County as heavy rainfall continues in…

City of Gulfport: State of Emergency

With today's unprecedented weather event, dropping over 10" of rain this morning with continued accumulation anticipated over the course of the day, resulting in widespread flooding throughout the City of Gulfport, I am hereby declaring a State of Emergency. Monitoring…

State of Emergency Declared in Ocean Springs

Video from Front Beach in Ocean Springs from around 8 this morning shows water pouring off the Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge. Since then the City of Ocean Springs and Jackson County have declared a state of emergency. Public works will be…