Tropical Storm Gordon MEMA Information


From:  News Release   9/4/18   GCN


JACKSON- The following facilities will be opened as evacuation shelters on Tuesday, September 4.:

Persons going to Evacuation shelters should bring food, medications, bedding and items needed for 24 hours.



Adams County

*Adams County Safe Room, 323 Liberty Rd, Natchez, MS - Opening 6:00 PM


Forrest County

*#Forrest County Safe Room, 946 Sullivan Dr., Hattiesburg, MS – Opening 4:00 PM


George County

*Agricola Safe Room, 3161 Cooks Corner Rd, Lucedale, MS – Opening 2:00 PM

*Bendale Safe Room, 5207 Highway 26 W, Lucedale, MS – Opening 2:00 PM


Greene County

Leakesville Jr High School, 620 Main St, Leakesville, MS – Opening 5:00 PM

Stateline Community Center, 41 Winchester St, State Line, MS – Opening 5:00 PM


Hancock County

#Kiln Safe Room, 18324 Highway 43, Kiln, MS – Opening 10:00 AM


Harrison County

*#County Farm Road Safe Room, 15038 County Farm Rd, Gulfport, MS – Opening 2:00 PM


Jackson County

*Central Jackson County Safe Room, 5500 Ballpark Rd, Vancleave, MS – Opening Noon

*East Jackson County Safe Room, 18413 Hwy 613 Hurley, MS 39562 – Opening Noon


Stone County

Stone Elementary, 1652 East Central Avenue Wiggins, MS 39577 – Opening 5:30 PM


*Accessible for persons with disabilities.

#Indicates facility has a collocated animal/pet shelter.


We ask the public and MDHS personal to monitor our social media and website to stay informed concerning Hurricane Gordon. MDHS will be utilizing the following outlets: Social Media (via Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn), along with the MDHS website