While shelters are filling up in Hancock County, emergency management officials in Harrison and Jackson counties have ordered a mandatory evacuation.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm’s center – with winds near 80 mph – reached land at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday in Plaquemines Parish, about 90 miles southeast of New Orleans.
Attorney General Jim Hood wishes to inform Mississippians included in the designated emergency impact area created by Issac that the current State of Emergency does not allow his office to enforce the price gouging statute.
From Media Reports OCEAN SPRINGS – With the threat of Isaac looming overhead, city officials on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast are preparing for the worst. Governor Phil Bryant has already declared a state of emergency as residents in Pascagoula, Biloxi, Ocean Springs, Gulfport and others are stocking up on supplies. “While the track of the storm […]
It’s expected to become a Category 1 hurricane Friday as it approaches the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
As coastal residents prepare, forecasters say Isaac will likely weaken a little while crossing over Haiti and the eastern two-thirds of Cuba.