Hurricane Nate Updates

Oct 7, 2017

  Escambia: myescambia.com
Escambia Road Closures Map: myescambia.com/roadissuesmap 

Santa Rosa: santarosa.fl.gov

Okaloosa: Okaloosa Board of County Commissioners Facebook page

Update: 10/8/17, 9:30 a.m.

​NATE CLOSURES/CANCELLATIONS:

Pensacola International Airport is currently CLOSED and all flights for today are CANCELLED. We will use today to perform our assessment of the facility and the airfield. Normal operations are expected to resume tomorrow (Mon) morning.

Individuals scheduled for air travel should check with their individual airline.

*This update from the Pensacola International Airport Facebook page today, 10/8/17, 8:19 a.m.

Those who evacuated their homes in Zones A and B in Escambia and Zone A in Santa Rosa, as well as others who sought shelter, may return home at this time. 

​Schools:

Santa Rosa County Schools will be in session on Monday.

In the Escambia County & Okaloosa School Districts: Students are not in session due to the observance of Columbus Day. Monday is a teacher training day for teachers in both districts.

PSC will resume normal operations, activities and class schedules on Monday.

 

As of this Sunday morning/afternoon, the University of West Florida is scheduled to remain closed on Monday, with plans to reopen on Tuesday unless conditions change.

Gulf Islands National Seashore remains closed to the public. The closure includes all of the park's Mississippi islands, Fort Pickens, Fort Barrancas, Naval Live Oaks, Santa Rosa Island and the Okaloosa and Perdido Key areas.

Pensacola Naval Air Station, Corry Station and Saufley Field will reopen and resume normal operations on Monday.

The following state parks in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties are closed until further notice:

Big Lagoon State Park (Escambia County)

Blackwater Heritage State Trail (Santa Rosa County)

Blackwater River State Park (Santa Rosa County)

Perdido Key State Park (Escambia County)

Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park (Escambia County)

Yellow River Marsh Preserve State Park (Santa Rosa County)

The Navarre Fishing Pier expects to reopen today/Sunday.

The Navarre Beach Take A Kid Fishing event set for Saturday at the Navarre Pier has been re-scheduled to 8 to 11 a.m. Oct. 21 pending approval. 

All local YMCA branches will remain closed on Sunday.

Sacred Heart Health System has postponed its Medical Mission at Home event, which was scheduled for Saturday at Pensacola High School. The event, a day of free screenings, social services and health care services, will be rescheduled.

The Florida Department of Corrections has canceled weekend visitation at all institutions in the Panhandle continuing through Sunday in response to the storm. 

Northwest Florida Great Dane Rescue's Second Annual Dane-Toberfest, a fundraising event featuring adoptable dogs, food and vendors, has been rescheduled for Oct. 15 at Seville Square from noon to 5 p.m.