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3 p.m. Update: Update on storm, school info

3 p.m. Update: Update on storm, school info

According to the Santa Rosa County School District, schools in Santa Rosa County will be in normal session tomorrow, Oct. 18. All after school activities for Friday are cancelled. The Navarre Raiders football game scheduled to take place in Tallahassee tomorrow night has been rescheduled for Monday night. For now, school events scheduled for Saturday, […]

TROPICAL UPDATE: System upgraded to Tropical Storm

TROPICAL UPDATE: System upgraded to Tropical Storm

Update 7/11 at 10:57 a.m.: A Tropical Storm Warning and Hurricane Watch are in effect for much of Louisiana’s coast after a system formed into Tropical Storm Barry this morning. While the National Hurricane Center forecast still indicates Barry will head west, locals are advised to use caution over the next several days. Parts of the […]

HURRICANE UPDATE: Hurricane Michael dangerous Cat 4

HURRICANE UPDATE: Hurricane Michael dangerous Cat 4

UPDATE: As of 10/10 at 6:30 a.m. Hurricane Michael is now a very dangerous Cat 4 storm with maximum sustained winds at 140 mph and higher gusts at the center. On its present forecast track the storm is set to landfall somewhere near Panama City. Currently the hurricane is moving toward the north at 13 […]

Filmmakers explore struggles of hurricane survivors

Filmmakers explore struggles of hurricane survivors

Chris Barbee can relate to the devastation of a hurricane. The home he and his family lived in was destroyed by Ivan when it ripped through the Gulf Coast in 2004. “My mom did everything she could to make the experience OK for us. We lost everything, but she made things enjoyable and helped us […]

Subtropical storm Alberto falls flat

Subtropical storm Alberto falls flat

May 25 weather forecasters all over the Florida panhandle along with the national weather services were watching a storm brewing in the northwestern Caribbean Sea. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued its first advisory on the storm, subtropical storm Alberto, at 10 a.m. All of this was happening ahead of the official June 1 start […]

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 […]

Hurricane Center watching disturbance

Hurricane Center watching disturbance

The National Hurricane Center is keeping an eye on a broad surface low centered just east of Belize just ahead of the official June 1 start to hurricane season. Currently the low is producing a large area of clouds and showers extending from the northwestern Caribbean Sea across Cuba into the Florida peninsula.  Strong upper level […]

Local hazardous weather dependent on Harvey’s track

Local hazardous weather dependent on Harvey’s track

The potential for local severe weather and heavy rain next week is highly dependent on the eventual track of Hurricane Harvey as it thunders ashore in Texas, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Mobile. In a hazardous weather outlook for northwest Florida issued Friday morning, NWS stated: “At this time, confidence is too […]

Latest tropical information

Latest tropical information

UPDATE 6/21 @ 9 A.M. Tropical Storm Cindy continues to inundate our area with rain. The threat for more heavy rain continues through tomorrow according to National Weather Service meteorologist Jason Beaman. The National Hurricane Center has Tropical Storm Cindy currently located 265 miles SSW of Morgan City, Louisiana and 325 miles SE of Galveston, […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 26

RAIN FROM TROPICAL SYSTEM DRENCHES DOMINICAN, FLORIDA COULD BE NEXT Rivers surged across a large section of the Dominican Republic on Thursday as a broad area of low pressure headed east to the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Bahamas. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the system’s strongest winds were below tropical storm […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 8

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 8

TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS DISCONTINUED FOR COLIN National Hurricane Center forecasters said the center of post-tropical cyclone Colin was moving toward the northeast at close to 40 mph. The center of the storm was expected to move away from the North Carolina coast Tuesday and pass east of the mid-Atlantic coast later in the day. FLORIDA […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 7

Five Things to Know in Florida for June 7

LAWYER: MAN LOSES EYE AFTER BEING STUNNED IN FACE BY POLICE Miami Beach attorney Michael Grieco says Gustavo Castano had nothing to do with the disappearance of 43-year-old Liliana Moreno and 9-year-old Daniela Moreno. Miami-Dade detectives began searching for the two last week after relatives from Colombia reported they hadn’t heard from them for several […]

Low pressure system forms in Atlantic

Low pressure system forms in Atlantic

National Hurricane Center says 70% chance of development in Atlantic Just days ahead of the official June 1 start of hurricane season, the National Hurricane Center says that a low pressure system has formed in the Atlantic and has a 70 percent chance of developing over the next five days.  The update from the organizations […]