Copiah County safe room open today - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Copiah County safe room open today

HAZLEHURST, MS (WLBT) - The Joe L. Johnson Safe Room in Copiah County is now open for citizens needing shelter from the severe weather expected today, Saturday January 3. 

EMA Director Randall Drain said anyone is welcome to come and stay. 

The 10,000-square-foot safe room can withstand 200 mile per hour winds, and can hold more than 900 people. It's located at 1060 Epps Lane in Hazlehurst. 

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