Parade goers reach for beads as the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Parade rolls down Main Street in Biloxi on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Rain wasn't a deterrent for the hundreds that gathered for the Mardi Gras day parade. Heavy rains are likely this weekend for the 2018 season’s first full day of parades.
Parade goers reach for beads as the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Parade rolls down Main Street in Biloxi on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Rain wasn't a deterrent for the hundreds that gathered for the Mardi Gras day parade. Heavy rains are likely this weekend for the 2018 season’s first full day of parades. AMANDA McCOY amccoy@sunherald.com file
Parade goers reach for beads as the Gulf Coast Carnival Association Parade rolls down Main Street in Biloxi on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Rain wasn't a deterrent for the hundreds that gathered for the Mardi Gras day parade. Heavy rains are likely this weekend for the 2018 season’s first full day of parades. AMANDA McCOY amccoy@sunherald.com file

Heavy rains could wash out first full day of Mardi Gras parades on the Coast

January 25, 2018 05:00 PM