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Property flooded in Gulfport? Call 311

TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALD 
 Dustin Knowles and Antonio Barnes sweep water out of Melissa's Bakery on Dedeaux Road in Gulfport, Thursday, Apr. 28, 2016. The bakery was flooded by torrential rain which hit the area Thursday morning.
TIM ISBELL/SUN HERALD Dustin Knowles and Antonio Barnes sweep water out of Melissa's Bakery on Dedeaux Road in Gulfport, Thursday, Apr. 28, 2016. The bakery was flooded by torrential rain which hit the area Thursday morning.

GULFPORT -- The city is asking residents to call 311 or 228-868-5700 if their homes of businesses flooded last week.

Public Works Director Wayne Miller said the city is mapping the damage to pinpoint drainage problems.

"We are creating a list of all these areas and we will compare this list to our current drainage-concerns list," Miller said in an email. "This will help us plan and create more comprehensive drainage projects in the future."

Miller said the deadline to report flooding is 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Miller also updated flood numbers Monday morning. He report includes 50 flooded homes, 11 flooded businesses and 70 flooded streets.

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