Santa Rosa County EOC http://wuwf.org en More Rain for NWFL, South AL http://wuwf.org/post/more-rain-nwfl-south-al <p>Residents in the Florida Panhandle are bracing for another round of thunderstorms packing heavy rainfall due in by late Friday.</p><p>Originating in the Plains and the Midwest, the storms are due in northwest Florida and south Alabama on Friday, and will stick around for the weekend. Don Shepherd at the National Weather Service in Mobile says there’s a 30% chance of rain Friday, 50/50 that evening, and 60% on Saturday. The chance of showers Sunday is expected to be 40%.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 15:45:13 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 8861 at http://wuwf.org UPDATE -- Winter Storm Hits FL Panhandle http://wuwf.org/post/update-winter-storm-hits-fl-panhandle <p>Winter precipitation is moving into the Florida Panhandle, the produce of frigid arctic air and Gulf moisture.</p><p>Escambia County’s Emergency Operations Center activated at midnight. Emergency Management Chief John Dosh says they’re at level-2, with only key agencies on hand for now.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Throughout the year the Escambia EOC conducts table-top exercises to cover a number of scenarios – hurricanes and other natural and man-made disasters. Dosh says those – and the current winter storm development – are all part of what he calls “consequence management.”</p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:42:59 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 4474 at http://wuwf.org UPDATE -- Winter Storm Hits FL Panhandle Another Winter Blast for Northwest Florida http://wuwf.org/post/another-winter-blast-northwest-florida <p></p><p>Forecasters say the next round of winter weather for northwest Florida and south Alabama is on the way, with&nbsp;the coats and blankets&nbsp;to be kept out at least a few more days.</p><p>Don Shepherd at the National Weather Service in Mobile says when the rain moved out on Monday, so did the moderate temperatures that were enjoyed over the weekend.</p><p>Lows around freezing are on tap for Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, while daytime readings are not expected to go beyond the low 50s.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:04:57 +0000 Dave Dunwoody 3880 at http://wuwf.org Another Winter Blast for Northwest Florida