Still have power here, though there are parts of Picayune that don't.
Still have tropical-storm force winds in the Picayune area, and we're in the middle of a feeder band that's passing through, so it's a bit wet again. We did have a break in the rain around 1:00pm CDT.
Took a quick drive around town to check on some of our people and to view the damage thus far. Only minor damage in Picayune from what I could see...one tree fallen and a few downed power lines.
Even looks like a CVS Pharmacy and a couple of gas station convenience stores are open, but that's about it.
I-59 is open in both directions...I took it southbound from Exit 6 (MS 43 North) to Exit 1 (US 11/MS 607) during my drive around. Of course, there's very little traffic out on the roads, and between the wind and the rain I was only going about 50 MPH.
Some traffic signals were still operating...mainly on Memorial Blvd and US 11. Except at US 11/MS 43, all of the MS 43 and I-59 ramp traffic signals were dark.
One guide sign blown over...the 1 mile advance guide sign for Exit 1 on southbound I-59.
SunHerald is reporting that MDOT and the Hancock County Sheriff's Department have closed MS 43/603 between US 90 and I-10 due to flooding.
SunHerald also had photos and video up of the storm surge overrunning US 90 along the beach in Gulfport.
Took some snaps and some video while I was out. Am in the process of uploading.