Two shelters will be opening for Choctaw County residents who may need them during the storm.
According to the Choctaw EMA, Mt Mariah Baptist Church in Lisman will be opening its doors as a shelter at 8 p.m. this evening. Heritage Church of God in Gilbertown is open as of 7 p.m.
Those who seek refuge in the shelters should bring their own snacks, medications, blankets, pillows, and any personal items they may need, such as medications. These items will not be provided at the shelter locations.