WAVELAND, Miss. (WJTV) – Storm surge from Hurricane Ida is already affecting the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

The storm surge at the Waveland Yacht Club was already up to six feet by 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 29. According to the forecast, the storm surge could reach eight to 12 feet in Hancock County.

Pascagoula Police have warned people to stay off of Beach Boulevard. The water is now covering the road.

There is also flooding at the Palace Casino parking garage in Biloxi.


There is also storm surge in Bay St. Louis. Former Mississippi Representative David Baria shared the following pictures on social media:

Click here to keep up with the Storm Team 12 forecast ahead of Ida.