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Nate Trending West, but Confidence “Lower than Normal”

The National Hurricane Center continues to express “lower-than-normal confidence” in the forecast for Tropical Storm Nate and the potential impacts to the United States. Since the first advisory was issued Wednesday, the track forecast has shifted roughly 200 miles to the west. At face value, this certainly places less of Florida in the path of potential direct hazards from the tropical storm. However, considering the high amount of uncertainty that still exists in Nate’s track and strength, all Floridians in hurricane prone areas along the Gulf Coast from Tampa to Pensacola should stay vigilant and stay informed. Nate become...

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Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency to Prepare Florida for Tropical Storm Nate

Press Briefing at Bay County Emergency Operations Center Southport, Florida https://wkgc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/10-5-17-GOV-SCOTT-EOC-PRESSER.mp3 SOUTHPORT, Fla. – Today, October 5th, 2017, Governor Rick Scott issued Executive Order 17-262 declaring a state of emergency in 29 counties within the State of Florida in response to Tropical Storm Nate. The counties under the state of emergency are Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin, Leon, Wakulla, Jefferson, Madison, Taylor, Hamilton, Suwannee, Lafayette, Dixie, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy, Baker, Union, Bradford, and Alachua counties. Governor Scott is ensuring that local governments have ample time, resources and flexibility to get prepared for this...

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Tropical Storm Nate 10am cdt 10.5.17

Tropical Storm Nate Advisory Number 5 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL162017 1100 AM EDT Thu Oct 05 2017 …CENTER OF NATE NOW MOVING ACROSS NORTHEASTERN NICARAGUA… …FLOODING RAINS EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA…   SUMMARY OF 1100 AM EDT…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…14.3N 83.7W ABOUT 30 MI…45 KM NW OF PUERTO CABEZAS NICARAGUA ABOUT 65 MI…105 KM S OF PUERTO LEMPIRA HONDURAS MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…40 MPH…65 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 325 DEGREES AT 9 MPH…15 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…999 MB…29.50 INCHES   WATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————– CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: The Government of Mexico has issued a...

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5pm CDT advisory on Tropical Depression 16 (10-4-17)

Tropical Depression Sixteen Advisory Number 2 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL162017 500 PM EDT Wed Oct 04 2017 …LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND MUDSLIDES POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA FROM THE DEPRESSION… SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT…2100 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…12.5N 82.5W ABOUT 55 MI…85 KM W OF SAN ANDRES ISLAND ABOUT 180 MI…290 KM SSE OF CABO GRACIAS A DIOS ON NIC/HON BORDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 315 DEGREES AT 7 MPH…11 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1005 MB…29.68 INCHES WATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————– CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: None SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN...

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Tyndall Air Force Base – HURCON 5 Conditions

HURCON 5 has been declared for Tyndall AFB Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida –  Over the past 24 hours, Tropical Depression Sixteen has developed in the western Caribbean. The Depression is expected to strengthen and move north into the Gulf of Mexico over the next 24-36 hours. Tyndall is forecasted to see impacts on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 7, as the first rain showers associated with the storm begin. On Saturday evening, winds are forecasted to increase to Tropical Storm force winds (39-73 mph). Overnight on Saturday, into Sunday morning, Oct. 8, the storm is forecasted to be upgraded to...

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Gov. Scott Urges Gulf Coast Residents to Monitor the Weather and be Prepared for Hurricane Conditions

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Today, October 4th, 2017, Governor Rick Scott will again be briefed by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) on potential storm impacts. Governor Scott and the State of Florida are continuing to actively monitor a tropical depression in the southwest Caribbean, and are urging everyone in Florida to remain vigilant. The state receives regular weather updates from the National Hurricane Center (NHC). At this time, the depression is forecast to move north – northwest into the Gulf of Mexico this weekend and has the potential to be a hurricane impacting the Florida Panhandle in the coming...

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Tropical Depression Sixteen Intermediate Advisory Number 1A

Tropical Depression Sixteen Intermediate Advisory Number 1A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL162017 200 PM EDT Wed Oct 04 2017 …TORRENTIAL RAINS EXPECTED OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA FROM THE DEPRESSION…   SUMMARY OF 200 PM EDT…1800 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————- LOCATION…12.3N 82.3W ABOUT 45 MI…70 KM WSW OF SAN ANDRES ISLAND ABOUT 195 MI…315 KM SSE OF CABO GRACIAS A DIOS ON NIC/HON BORDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…35 MPH…55 KM/H PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 7 MPH…11 KM/H MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1005 MB…29.68 INCHES   WATCHES AND WARNINGS ——————– CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY: None SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN...

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