Pearl River County Prepares for Severe Weather with Opening of Community Safe Rooms

Published 10:21 pm Monday, January 8, 2024

The Pearl River County Office of Emergency Services has announced the opening of all three community safe rooms in anticipation of potential severe weather this afternoon and overnight. The safe rooms will be accessible starting at 4:00 PM and will remain open until the threat of severe weather has passed.

The locations of the community safe rooms are as follows:

  1. Poplarville Community Safe Room
    • Address: 124 Rodeo Street, Poplarville, MS 39470
  2. Carriere Community Safe Room
    • Address: 7431 Highway 11, Carriere, MS 39426
  3. Picayune Community Safe Room
    • Address: 501 Laurel Street, Picayune, MS 39466

Residents are reminded that pets are not allowed in the safe rooms, and they are encouraged to make alternative arrangements for their animals. Additionally, individuals using the safe rooms are advised to bring essential supplies such as food and water for convenience.

Residents are urged to stay informed through official channels and follow any instructions or advisories issued by local authorities. Residents can contact the Pearl River County Office of Emergency Services for further information or assistance.