City of Pascagoula Contact: Robin Wood 603 Watts Avenue Pascagoula, MS 39567 228-372-6888 News Release TROPICAL STORM KAREN Pascagoula, MS; October 4, 2013: Mayor Jim Blevins declared a state of emergency in Pascagoula Friday morning. City leaders are busy preparing and planning for the possible impacts of Tropical Storm Karen. Heavy rain is possible over the next few days, so some flooding may occur. Sand and sandbags are available at the Public Works compound located at the north end of 14th Street and also at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. Please bring your own shovels as they will not be provided. All Pascagoula Peewee football games scheduled for Saturday, October 5, have been canceled. In addition, all city parks and facilities will be closed Saturday, October 5, and Sunday, October 6.