Severe Weather Updates

Current Storm Forecast

Hurricane Season 2020

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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Tropical Storm Sally – Update #4 – 9/14/2020

University of Florida officials are continuing to monitor Tropical Storm Sally. Here is what we know today: Tropical Storm Sally’s greatest threat to Florida remains heavy rainfall, tropical storm winds and flooding in the Big Bend and Panhandle areas in the next few days. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for coastal Escambia, coastal and inland Santa Rosa, coastal and inland Okaloosa, south Walton, coastal Bay, and coastal Gulf counties. A tropical storm watch is in effect for coastal Franklin County. Tropical storm conditions could begin today within these warning areas. A flash flood watch has been issued through Thursday…

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Tropical Storm Sally – Update #3 – 9/13/2020

University of Florida officials are continuing to monitor Tropical Storm Sally. Here is what we know today: Tropical Storm Sally’s greatest threat to Florida remains heavy rain in the Big Bend and the Panhandle areas. Tropical storm warnings are in effect for coastal Escambia, coastal Santa Rosa, coastal Okaloosa, south Walton, coastal Bay, and coastal Gulf Counties. A tropical storm watch is in effect for coastal Franklin County. Tropical storm force winds are possible on Monday along the immediate coast within the warned areas. A flood watch has been issued for nearly all of the Panhandle. Minor storm surge flooding…

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