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Alberto landfall forecast Monday afternoon

Alberto landfall forecast Monday afternoon

UPDATE (Monday 10:30 a.m.): Predicting the landfall time for Alberto has been no easy task for meteorologists. The storm slowed from 12 mph this morning to now moving at 8 mph. According to Jack Cullen, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Mobile, landfall is now expected sometime mid to late afternoon. The future cast […]

UPDATE: Severe weather expected evening into early morning

UPDATE: Severe weather expected evening into early morning

Current Weather Alerts for Santa Rosa County:   Tornado Watch in effect until 10 p.m. this evening.   Coastal Flood Advisory is now in effect from 6 p.m. this evening to 6 p.m. tomorrow.   Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 a.m. tomorrow.         Santa Rosa County Emergency Management officials are […]

Flood control work could be ineffective

Flood control work could be ineffective

The $400,000 engineering study ordered up by Santa Rosa County commissioners two years ago suggests $60 million in possible flood control measures for Holley by the Sea but warns that some may not be worth the money. Several of the 30 projects cited by Baskerville Donovan Inc. as having stormwater prevention potential for residential neighborhoods, […]