General Storm Information
- Escambia County no longer under a Tropical Storm Warning.
- The Flash Flood Warning has been dropped.
- Escambia County is expecting breezy conditions with possible gusts to 30 MPH. Rain chances have diminished. Tides could be up to 2 feet above normal and a high risk of rip currents is still present. Seas near shore could reach 10 feet.
Escambia County Information
- Escambia County is operating under normal schedules with no plans to activate the Emergency Operations Center.
- Residents are encouraged to stay away from the beach due to dangers posed by rip currents, high surf and tides.
- The National Park Service reports that Fort Pickens Road is not accessible by 2-wheel drive vehicles.
- Emergency Management officials are monitoring the situation carefully and will provide updates as needed.
What Residents Can Do Now
- This is the fourth named storm of the 2012 Hurricane Season. Residents are encouraged to take steps to prepare for future threats. Tips to help you get ready can be found at Escambia County’s Emergency Management web site at www.bereadyescambia.com.
- Residents can sign up to follow Escambia County’s emergency updates on Twitter at @bereadyescambia. Neighborhood specific updates can been found at @myperdidokey and @mypensacolabch. Follow countywide updates in Twitter at @myescambia.com.
- The forecast track of Tropical Storm Debbie remains uncertain. Residents should continue monitor the latest forecasts and advisories for more information.