Oct. 18, 2019MEDIA CONTACT:
Residents Encouraged to Continue to Monitor Tropical Storm Nestor
The City of Pensacola encourages residents to continue to monitor official sources for information on Tropical Storm Nestor, which is expected to impact the Gulf Coast Friday evening through Sunday.
According to the National Weather Service of Mobile, potential local impacts include:
- Minor coastal flooding Friday night and Saturday morning during high tide
- Tropical storm force wind gusts along the coast by Friday evening
- Isolated flash flooding Friday night through Sunday
- High rip current risk through early Sunday morning
- High surf of 8-12 feet
Tropical Storm Nestor is currently located about 280 miles southwest of Panama City, Florida and is moving northeast at 22 miles per hour, with maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour, according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center.
Residents are reminded to seek out official sources for storm information such as National Weather Service, National Hurricane Center, City of Pensacola and Escambia County Emergency Management. A list of resources is included below.
Residents are reminded to follow these tips:
Stay informed with these local resources: