HCEMA Issues a Mandatory Evacuation for South Diamondhead

Hurricane Warning - traffic sign information
Hurricane Warning - traffic sign information

The Hancock County Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the Hancock County Board of Supervisors, and Cities of Bay St. Louis, Diamondhead, and Waveland have issued a mandatory evacuation effective immediately. This evacuation is for all low lying areas, residents living on rivers, river inlets, bayou creeks, and in travel trailers, modular homes or mobile homes, homes under construction and or partially constructed homes.

The low lying areas include but are not limited to the following: Shoreline Park (East & West side of HWY 603), North Beach – Cedar Point, South Beach BLVD – Bay St. Louis & Waveland, South Side of Diamondhead, Clermont Harbor, Lakeshore, Ansley/Heron Bay, Pearlington, Harbor Drive, Chapman Road, Jourdan River Drive.*

For further information, contact the Hancock County Emergency Management Agency at 228-255-0942.

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