Rain, flash flood watch on tap this weekend

As much as two to four inches of rain is expected tonight and Saturday, with a few locations approaching as much as six inches of rain, according to local Emergency Managers.

In addition, a flash flood watch will be in effect for all of southeastern Louisiana and coastal Mississippi through Saturday afternoon. The watch may need to be extended at a later time for the Mississippi Coast into Saturday evening.

Conditions should steadily improve late Sunday.

Radar: To see real-time radar for the area, click here.

Storm & Flood prep: To visit the Storm and Flood Preparedness section of the city web site,
click here.

News and notes

Weekend preview: For a look at this weekend’s entertainment lineup, courtesy of online listings from the Mississippi Gulf Coast Convention and Visitors Bureau,
click here.

Gaming exhibit: The Biloxi Public Library is hosting a month-long exhibit to spotlight the advent of legalized gaming in Biloxi, which marks its 20th anniversary on Aug. 1. The exhibit, assembled by the Local History and Genealogy
Department of the library, uses posters, artwork,
postcards, books, video, a slideshow and casino memorabilia from the collections of
Johnny Mitchell and
Bellande. The exhibits are available for viewing through May 31,
Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Webcasting: Historic Administrator Bill Raymond discusses the ongoing Thursdays in May program in this week’s City Desk webcast. To listen to the program, click here.

Council preview: To see the agenda for next week’s City Council meeting,
click here.