The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Freeze Warning, which is in effect from 9 PM this evening to 9 AM CST Tuesday. Estimated temperature in the upper 20s to lower 30s.
Potential duration of this weather is from 6 to 10 hours across southwest Mississippi and the northern Florida Parishes. 3 to 6 hours along the I-20/12 corridor. Due to recent warm temperatures, much of the area’s vegetation has begun to grow again. Sensitive plants may be damaged by the freeze.
A Freeze Warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation. Please remember to protect people, pets, and plants from the cold.
The following locations will be open as Cold Weather Shelters in Harrison County over the next few days:
Gulfport – Salvation Army Building, 2019 22nd Street, Gulfport opens Monday and Tuesday nights at 4 PM; contact Salvation Army for additional information.
D’Iberville – Harrison County Multi-Purpose Building, 10395 Auto Mall Parkway, D’Iberville opens Tuesday night at 5 PM; bus pickup at Seashore Mission starting 4 PM; contact Seashore Mission for additional information.