Freeze warning issued for interior parts of coast, shelters open

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - A freeze warning has been issued for the interior sections of the six coastal counties in South Mississippi from midnight through 8:00 a.m. Tuesday.

The warning is for areas just north of the Coast. Areas near the beaches or water will remain just above freezing.

You'll continue to see breezy conditions along the Coast through midnight with NW winds of 8-12 mph.

Overnight lows will drop into the upper 20s inland to low to mid 30s along the Coast. Highs on Tuesday will remain in the mid 50s.

Coastal warm weather shelters will open Monday afternoon.

Salvation Army cold weather shelters in Gulfport at 2019 22nd Street and Pascagoula at 3217 Nathan Hale Ave. will be open Monday, March 25 and Tuesday, March 26. Doors open at 4 p.m. Dinner and breakfast will be served. Officials haven't decided whether they will open those shelters on Wednesday night.

Harrison County will open the D'Iberville Multi Purpose Building at 10395 Auto Mall Parkway on Monday, March 25 through Wednesday, March 27. This shelter will open at 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. Transportation is available on Coast Transit Authority (CTA) fixed routes to the D'Iberville shelter.

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