- Residents who evacuated may return home. When returning, be watchful for standing water and downed power lines on the road and around your homes.
- Escambia County Public Works crews are assessing roads and performing clearing debris as needed. Debris contractors are on standby to respond.
- Damage assessment teams are surveying the beaches, roads and county properties.
- Fire crews responded to 13 storm-related calls over night. This included power arching, downed power lines, alarm systems and one downed tree on a home located in the 2300 block of Bobwhite Lane. No injuries were reported.
- There currently is not expected to be any significant river flooding. Emergency management will continue to monitor local rivers.
- Double red flags are flying on Pensacola Beach, closing the beach to the public. No swimming, wading or surfing in the Gulf of Mexico.
Traffic Conditions & Bridge Closures
- All bridges are open.
- J. Earle Bowden Way/399 between Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach is closed due to flooding.
- 17th Avenue is closed from Wright Street to Gregory Street due to flooding.
- South 9th Avenue is closed from Chase Street to Bayfront Avenue due to flooding.
- Bayfront Parkway – SR 30 is closed at 17th Avenue due to flooding.
- Via De Luna Drive is closed at Park East due to flooding.
- Panferio Drive is closed due to flooding.
- Rio Vista Drive is closed due to flooding.
- The toll at the Bob Sikes Bridge are suspended at until further notice.
- Check for Escambia County road closures 24/7 at www.myescambia.com/roadissuesmap.
- City of Pensacola road closures can be viewed here.
- For the latest closures and updates, travelers can access Florida’s 511 service from cell phones, landlines and online at www.FL511.com. For more information, follow FDOT on Twitter @myfdot_nwfl, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MyFDOTNWFL.
- Shelter staff are working on demobilization plans. This includes working with residents to determine if it is safe and if their home has power before returning home.
- ECAT is not is service Sunday, Oct. 8. Drivers are on standby to help shelterees return home as needed. Service will resume Monday, Oct. 9.