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Self-serve sandbag locations open in Harrison County in advance of Tropical Storm Nate

Chris Harris and Grant Whittet team up to fill bags of sand earlier this year at the Lorraine Road Work Center on Highway 605.
Chris Harris and Grant Whittet team up to fill bags of sand earlier this year at the Lorraine Road Work Center on Highway 605. Tim Isbell File photo

Self-serve sandbag locations are now available at five areas around Harrison County in advance of Tropical Storm Nate.

The storm is expected to reach Category 1 hurricane strength, coming ashore Sunday morning somewhere on the Gulf Coast.

The Harrison County Emergency Management Agency has announced these self-serve sandbag locations:

▪  County Road Department, 10076 Lorraine Road (Mississippi 605) Gulfport.

▪  D’Iberville Work Center, 10085 Doris Deno St./Rodriquez, D’Iberville.

▪  Lyman Work Center, County Farm Road, Gulfport.

▪  Woolmarket Work Center, Old Woolmarket Road (off of Mississippi 67), Biloxi.

▪  North Gulfport Work Center, 8300 34th Avenue, Gulfport.

In case emergency shelters open in Harrison County, you can register by calling the Coast Transit Authority at 228-896-8080.

Robin Fitzgerald: 228-896-2307, @robincrimenews

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