Santa Rosa issues Hurricane Nate Final Update


Sunday, Oct. 8, 10:30 a.m.
Double red flags on Navarre Beach

  • The beaches are still closed to swimming. Abide by the flag warning system and stay out of the water.
  • The shelter has closed.

Emergency Operations Center

  • Returning to Level 3, normal monitoring operations as of 10:30 a.m.
  • This will be the last update on Hurricane Nate.
Road and bridge closures
The following roads/bridges have been reported closed due to water over the road or power lines/trees down. Water is expected to recede and workers are clearing lines and trees. Roads and bridges should be reopening soon.
  • Beach Road/399 between Navarre Beach and Pensacola Beach
  • Madura Road in Gulf Breeze
  • Marshall Road (no thru traffic) in Milton
  • Oriole Street in Milton
  • Andrew Jackson in Floridatown
  • Michael Drive in Milton
  • Pearson Road in Milton
  • DaLisa at Renee Circle in Milton
  • Road leading to South Garcon Boat Ramp
  • Road leading to Archie Glover Boat Ramp
  • Choctaw Field Road
  • Both bridges on Henry Street in Bagdad (due to water on roadways)
  • Dogwood Drive in Milton (northbound only) is closed due to power line down
  • Byrom Street at Outer Drive open with hazards due to a tree down in Milton
  • Audiss Road open with hazards due to tree down between Williams Edge and Ventura Blvd in Bagdad
Power outages
Santa Rosa County School District
  • Santa Rosa County Schools will be in session on Monday.
Court System
  • First appearance hearings in Santa Rosa County on Sun., Oct. 8, have been rescheduled to 3 p.m.
Garcon Point Tolls
  • Cash toll collections for Garcon Point Bridge will be managed through toll-by-plate to ensure the safety of toll collection staff. Cash-paying customers will be invoiced for tolls and NOT charged an administrative fee during that period. Cash collection is expected to resume at 5 a.m. Monday. Customers using SunPass and other transponders will not be affected.
Santa Rosa County BOCC Offices/Landfill
  • All Santa Rosa County offices and the Central Landfill will be open on Monday.
Pensacola State College
  • The college will remain closed through Sunday, Oct. 8. All activities and classes, whether on campus or online, are canceled during this time. The college will resume normal operations, activities and class schedules on Monday, Oct. 9.
Navarre Pier
  • Navarre Pier expects to reopen Sunday when it is safe to do so.
  • The Take a Kid Fishing event, Navarre Fishing Rodeo and Fish Navarre Weekend have been rescheduled (pending approval) for October 21 and 22. For more information, visit or

Gulf Islands National Seashore:

  • Gulf Islands National Seashore is closed.
General information