County Community Safe Rooms Opening

February 2, 2016



PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has been notified of county community saferooms being opened for residents to use as severe weather moves through the this afternoon through tomorrow morning.


Adams County

323 Liberty Rd., Natchez

Contact number: 601-445-3525


Copiah County

1060 Epps Lane, Gallman

Contact number: 601-894-1658


Forrest County

946 Sullivan Dr., Hattiesburg

Contact number: 601-544-5911


Jones County

1425 Ellisville Blvd Laurel

Contact number: 601-425-0226


Rankin County

651 Marquette Rd., Brandon

Contact number: 601-824-2024


Residents in other counties with a need for safe shelter should contact their county emergency management office.


The State Emergency Operations Center will monitor the storms as they pass through the state, and release any updates as they become available.


For detailed preparedness information, contact your county emergency management agency or go to MEMA’s website at The best way to get up-to-date information is to “Like” MEMA on Facebook, or “Follow” us on Twitter.

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