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Take a look at South Mississippi's new flood maps

TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALDFloodwaters create a mirror image of steps at Riverbend Drive in Escatawpa on Saturday.
TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALDFloodwaters create a mirror image of steps at Riverbend Drive in Escatawpa on Saturday.

Open house meetings will be held in South Mississippi to give the public and opportunity to review the recently-completed preliminary Flood Insurance Study and preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) that include base flood information and identification of areas subject to flood hazards.

The new studies were limited to riverine flooding sources. There are no new updates to the coastal zones or coastal flood elevations. Property owners, realtors, lenders and insurance agents are encouraged to attend.

The Mississippi/FEMA Risk MAP Team will host the following meetings from 4-7 p.m.:

Tuesday at D'Iberville Recreation Center, 10706 Kajja Drive in D'Iberville.

Wednesday at the Hancock County Emergency Operations Center, 18333 Mississippi 603 in Kiln.

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