Jackson County Declares Mandatory Curfew
Saturday - October 7, 2017
Hurricane Nate
 
The Jackson County Board of Supervisors proclaimed a “Declaration of Local Emergency” Thursday, October 5th in advance of Hurricane Nate.  The National Weather Service forecasters are predicting a Category I Hurricane to make landfall somewhere along the Louisiana/Mississippi Coast. Residents are encouraged to pay close attention to weather updates as the landfall location is subject to change. Residents are also advised to begin making their hurricane preparations, including securing property. Although tomorrow’s weather is predicted to be beautiful, please pay close attention to weather updates as they are made available.
 
Below is the most current Emergency Information:
 
NEW – Jackson County Curfew (including municipalities)
 
The Jackson County Sheriff and the Police Chiefs of the Cities of Gautier, Moss Point, Ocean Springs and Pascagoula have jointly instituted a curfew for Jackson County, including its municipalities. Curfew will begin tonight, Saturday, October 7th at 7:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 8th.  Such a curfew clears our roadways to allow emergency vehicles and first responders better access.