Forrest County shelter open ahead of severe weather threat

Forrest County shelter open ahead of severe weather threat
The shelter is located on 946 Sullivan Drive in Hattiesburg. (Source: WDAM)

FORREST COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - The Forrest County 361 Shelter is opening its doors for those needing a safe place to stay during the severe weather on Thursday.

A tornado watch has been issued for Forrest County until 5 p.m.

Forrest County Emergency Management Director Glen Moore said the shelter will remain open until the watch is over. The shelter is located on 946 Sullivan Drive in Hattiesburg.

The WDAM First Alert Weather team is tracking storms moving through the Pine Belt.

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