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Pascagoula declares local emergency ahead of rain

Showers look pretty hit or miss until Friday. Then, most of the WLOX viewing area will see widespread heavy rain.  (Photo source: WLOX) Showers look pretty hit or miss until Friday. Then, most of the WLOX viewing area will see widespread heavy rain. (Photo source: WLOX)
PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) -

Pascagoula Mayor Jim Blevins declared a local emergency Thursday morning in preparation for the heavy rain and thunderstorms headed toward South Mississippi over the next two days.

Residents are being urged to prepare their homes for wind and rain. This includes tying down or bringing in any objects which may cause damage or injury if picked up by the wind. 

Sand and bags are available at the Pascagoula Recycling Center at 4011 14th Street starting at 11am Thursday. Other locations in Jackson County can be found here: http://bit.ly/1SCWbNP

The City also urges those who are out on the roads to please exercise caution as weather conditions worsen. Do not attempt to drive through standing water.  Remember, turn around, don’t drown.

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