Three storm shelters to open this evening

Harrison County Emergency Management officials have announced that three shelters, including one in Biloxi at Gorenflo Elementary, will be opening at 6 o’clock this evening.

The three shelters:

Gorenflo Elementary School, 364 Lameuse St., Biloxi; Harrison Central Elementary School, 15451 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport; and W.J. Quarles Elementary School, 111 Quarles Street, Long Beach.

Residents planning to seek refuge in the shelters should bring the following items with them:

— Ready-to-eat food for three days;
— Bottled water (one gallon per person for three days);
— Medications;
— Any infant needs, such as baby food, diapers and other items;
— Pillows and blankets;
— Battery-powered TV or radio;
— Books, magazines, board games and toys.

Pets, alcohol and firearms are not allowed at shelters.