Local Weather

Microburst leaves path of damage

Microburst leaves path of damage

At around 6:15 p.m. Monday evening a line of severe thunderstorms steamrolled through Navarre leaving power outages, trees down and other damage in its wake. The storm began in southeast Mississippi and traveled through Alabama and into the Florida panhandle. Read the full article in the Feb. 18 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to […]

Marine Science Station getting WeatherSTEM unit

Marine Science Station getting WeatherSTEM unit

Sometimes it really is a small world. In fact, it’s part of the reason why a WeatherSTEM unit will soon be installed at the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station. Read the full article in the Feb. 11 issue of Navarre Press. Click HERE to subscribe for as little as $38 per year.

Temperatures scorch Northwest Florida

Temperatures scorch Northwest Florida

Last week Navarre recorded possibly the hottest weather of the year. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a warning for the weekend when temperatures and humidity soared. The NWS warned that most areas would see heat indices between 104 and 107 degrees while some locations were forecast to reach heat indices as high as 108-110. […]

Drowning, rescues spur beach safety talks

Drowning, rescues spur beach safety talks

The Navarre Beach Fire Department was called to the beach Saturday evening in response to three swimmers in distress. Navarre Beach firefighter Danny Fureigh said two men and a 10-year-old boy were about 500 feet offshore when he arrived on the scene with the department’s WaveRunner. The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Council (TDC) South […]

Navarre family’s home floods after storm

Navarre family’s home floods after storm

For the third time in less than nine months, a Navarre family has been forced to deal with the aftermath of the area’s extensive storm water drainage problems. The National Weather Service estimated thunderstorms dropped as much as three inches of rain in south Santa Rosa County Monday night and early Tuesday. William and Angela […]

UPDATE: Students to make-up one ice day on Feb. 17

UPDATE: Students to make-up one ice day on Feb. 17

Santa Rosa County students will be attending classes on Monday, Feb. 17 in order to make up one of the three days lost earlier this month due to the ice storm. The Santa Rosa County School Board in special session Tuesday voted to designate Monday, Feb. 17 as a professional development day for teachers with […]

Road closure updates: bridges and I-10 now open

Road closure updates: bridges and I-10 now open

Northbound and southbound lanes of the Pensacola Bay Bridge/Three-Mile Bridge re-opened just after 1 p.m. today. I-10 is also now open. The following roads and bridges are also open: Navarre Beach Causeway (SR 399 Bridge between Navarre and Navarre Beach) U.S. 90 is open with hazards between Escambia and Santa Rosa County The Yellow River Bridge […]

Breaking News: FDOT has no immediate plans to open I-10

Breaking News: FDOT has no immediate plans to open I-10

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) advises I-10 is closed from the Alabama state line to Tallahassee.  FDOT has no immediate plans for reopening as any thawing that takes place Thursday will be immediately followed by sub-freezing temperatures Thursday night.  Warmer conditions and sunshine are forecast for Friday.  By Friday afternoon most of the area […]

Santa Rosa County Winter Storm Update #7

Santa Rosa County Winter Storm Update #7

Winter Storm Update #7 New Information Highlighted Road/Bridge Closures Navarre Beach Causeway (SR 399 Bridge between Navarre and Navarre Beach) is open with hazards U.S. 90 is open with hazards between Escambia & Santa Rosa County   The following roads and bridges are closed until further notice: I-10 is closed between, Scenic Highway (Mile Marker […]