Storm shelters opening due to severe weather threat

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) — As severe weather is expected to hit parts of the state Tuesday, officials are preparing to open up storm shelters.

The Forrest County Storm Shelter is located at 946 Sullivan Drive in Hattiesburg. The shelter will open at 1 p.m.

For Jones County residents, you can go the Safe Room located at 1425 Ellisville Boulevard in Laurel. It will open at 1 p.m. as well.

If you have any questions concerning the safe room in Forrest County, contact Emergency Management at 601-544-5911.

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