Severe thunderstorms, wind gusts expected this evening

Biloxi residents should prepare for a cold and rainy evening this evening, with inclement weather expected through Thursday morning.

The heaviest storm activity is expected to pass through the area between 6 tonight and 6 Thursday morning, with a cold front arriving around midnight. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain is expected, with winds at 15 mph and gusts up to 25 mph. Temperatures thius evening are expectred to dip in the low 50s.

Although Harrison County Emergency Management officials do no expect any iver flooding, residents should be aware that street flooding may occur because of storm-damaged drainage systems..

Residents also are advised to monitor weather reports and to be aware that conditions can change quickly.

You can view the city’s online weather center by clicking here.

And in the city’s online Storm & Flood Preparedness Center, you can view real-time radar from National Weather Service sites along the Gulf Coast. Visit the center by clicking here.