Rivers Remain Swollen after Weekend Rain, more Biloxi News

From:  City of Biloxi   4/16/18   GCN

Emergency managers report that rivers in Biloxi and Harrison County remain above flood stage, and will remain high today and tomorrow.

The status as of 2 this afternoon:

* Wolf River is currently 8.99 feet; it is forecast to fall below its eight-foot flood stage early Tuesday morning.
* Biloxi River is currently 13.82 feet; it is forecast to fall below its 12-foot flood stage early Tuesday morning.
* Tchoutacabouffa River is currently 8.63 ft; it is forecast to fall below its eight-foot flood stage Monday evening.

See real-time river stages online

News and notes: Weekly report, Shuckers, Council, 5k

The week that was: Last week, the Fire Department answered 176 calls for service, including 108 medical emergencies and two fires; the Police Department handled 2,334 calls for service; the Community Development Department issued 46 building permits with a construction valuation of nearly $45,000; and the Engineering Department continued to progress on projects throughout the city. To see the reports covering last week, click here.

Play ball: The Biloxi Shuckers will begin its five-game road trip tonight against the Mobile BayBears at 6:35 p.m. The Biloxi Shuckers will return to MGM Park on Saturday to play the Montgomery Biscuits. To see the complete schedule, click here.

City Council: The Biloxi City Council will hold its second meeting of the month on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Biloxi City Hall. To see the agenda, including suporting documents, click here.

Indian Nation 5K:
The Biloxi Public Schools will hold its fifth annual Indian Nation 5K and one-mile fun run on Saturday on the Biloxi Town Green. The event kicks off at 9 a.m. and includes music, bounce houses, face painting and breakfast served by culinary students. To download the registration form, click here.