Sandbags available in Harrison County ahead of heavy rainfall

Sandbags available in Harrison County ahead of heavy rainfall

HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - With an estimated four to seven inches of rain expected over the next few days, officials are urging residents in low-lying areas to prepare for possible flooding.  Some areas may even see as much as ten inches of rainfall prompting a flash flood watch Thursday morning through Saturday morning.

Harrison County Emergency Management Director Rupert Lacy told WLOX News Now that sand is now available at all Harrison County Work Centers for people who want to stock up on sand bags. Bags are provided, but people need to bring their own shovels.

Sand is available at the following locations in Harrison County:

D'Iberville Work Center

10085 1st Ave., D'Iberville

Lyman Work Center

15001 County Farm Rd., Gulfport

Long Beach Work Center

605 North Seal Ave., Long Beach

Orange Grove Work Center

8300 34th Ave., Gulfport

Woolmarket Work Center

16395 Old Woolmarket Rd., Biloxi

Harrison County Work Center

10046 Lorraine Rd., Gulfport

Orange Grove Community Center

14416 Dedeaux Rd., Gulfport

Gulfport Fire Station

Corner of Hewes Ave. and Glover St.

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