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Eyes on Katrina

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Monday, August 29, 2005

Harrison County shelter update 

Here are the last round of numbers for shelters in Harrison County, which figures to be close to peak with the storm being this close: -- North Bay Elementary, Biloxi: 497 (capacity: 360) -- Gulfport Central Elementary: 289 (cap: 1,085) -- Bel-Aire Elementary, Gulfport: 113 (cap: 375) -- Harrison Central Elementary, Gulfport: 228 (cap: 455) -- Harrison Central 9th Grade, Gulfport: 120 (cap: 645) -- Harrison Central High School, Lyman: 350 (cap: 1710) -- Lizana Elementary, Gulfport: 350 (cap: 550) -- Lyman Elementary, Lyman: 350 (cap: 550) -- North Woolmarket Elementary, Biloxi: 234 (cap: 1,200) -- Orange Grove Elementary, Gulfport: 223 (cap: 810) -- Saucier Elementary, Saucier: 210 (cap: 480) -- Three Rivers Elementary, Gulfport: 122 (cap: 950) -- West Wortham Elementary, Saucier: 330 (cap: 1,225) -- Woolmarket Elementary, Biloxi: 137 (cap: 555) -- West Elementary, Gulfport: 124 (cap: 790) -- North Gulfport 7th and 8th Grade, Gulfport: 72 -- Good Deeds, Gulfport: 118 (cap: 600) -- Quarles Elementary, Long Beach: 120

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