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Hurricane Season 2020

Hurricane Delta – Update #2 – 10/6/2020

University of Florida officials are continuing to monitor Hurricane Delta. Here’s what we know today: Hurricane Delta has strengthened rapidly over the last 24 hours and is now a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds near 130 mph. The storm will move over the Yucatan Peninsula early Wednesday. Extremely dangerous storm surge and hurricane conditions are expected within portions of the northern Yucatan Peninsula, and a hurricane warning is in effect.  Heavy rainfall will also affect portions of the Cayman Islands, western Cuba and could lead to significant flash flooding and mudslides. Some weakening is also forecast in the…

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Tropical Depression Delta – Update #1 – 10/5/2020

University of Florida officials are actively monitoring Tropical Depression Delta, and much remains unknown about the storm’s path.  Here’s what we know today: Tropical storm conditions are expected in the Cayman Islands today, and a tropical storm warning in in effect. Dangerous storm surge and hurricane conditions are expected in portions of western Cuba by Tuesday afternoon, and a hurricane warning is in effect. Heavy rainfall will affect portions of Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and western Cuba during the next few days, which could lead to significant flash flooding and mudslides. Delta is forecast to approach the northern Gulf Coast…

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Hurricane Sally – Update #6 – 9/16/2020

University of Florida officials are continuing to monitor Hurricane Sally. Here is what we know today: Hurricane Sally made landfall this morning near the Florida/Alabama line, bringing significant flooding and rainfall to the Panhandle. The eyewall continues to move very slowly north-northeast through Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Hurricane warnings are in effect for Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa counties. Hurricane force-winds remain possible in the western Panhandle through today. Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Walton, and Washington counties. Sustained tropical storm-force winds are possible inland in the western and eastern Panhandle through…

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Hurricane Sally – Update #5 – 9/15/2020

University of Florida officials are continuing to monitor Hurricane Sally. Here is what we know today: Due to a continued eastward shift of Hurricane Sally, Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in the Panhandle are under hurricane warning.  The National Hurricane Center warns that historical flooding is possible with flash flooding in the western Panhandle through Wednesday. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for coastal Okaloosa, Walton, coastal Bay, and coastal Gulf, Holmes, and Washington counties. Storm surge warnings are in effect for coastal Escambia, coastal Santa Rosa, and coastal Okaloosa counties. Flash flood watch remains in effect through Thursday morning…

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