Cold weather shelter opens in East Biloxi

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Here's the latest information obtained by WLOX News regarding the frigid temperatures about to blanket south Mississippi.  The Back Bay Mission will open a cold weather shelter at its Micah Building located at 1016 Division St., Building B in Biloxi tonight and tomorrow from 5 p.m. – 8 a.m.

The South Mississippi Chapter of the American Red Cross will provide volunteers and cots. Feed My Sheep will provide meals. Coast Transit Authority (CTA) will provide transportation for anyone needing to seek warmth.

Harrison County Emergency Management Director Rupert Lacy is coordinating the community effort. There will be no donations of cold weather items accepted at the shelter.

For more information on the shelter you can call Back Bay Mission at 228-432-0301.

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