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September 3, 2018

Important information regarding Tropical Storm Gordon

The latest forecasts from the National Weather Service indicate Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to make landfall in coastal Mississippi as a weak hurricane on Tuesday night, possibly into Wednesday morning. The Pensacola area has been placed under a tropical storm warning.

At this time, no evacuations have been ordered for Escambia County. However, Escambia County Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has cancelled classes for Tuesday. School is expected to resume Wednesday.

The Pensacola area may experience gusty winds Tuesday afternoon and into the evening. One to two inches of rainfall can be expected.

The Pensacola International Airport is seeing a few delays due to national weather conditions. ?? Be sure to check with your airline for flight information. You can also view flight updates by checking out the live flights schedule:
Graphic showing the path of Tropical Storm Gordon
The latest track of Tropical Storm Gordon as of 4 p.m. CST from the National Weather Service

City officials continue to monitor the weather and will aim to take necessary precautions. We would like to take this opportunity to remind residents to be mindful of impending weather forecasts and access to health and safety services.  

Due to the current forecast residents may experience storm water issues. However, if you see a storm drain that appears to be obstructed, please remove the obstruction. As an additional reminder be sure to also report non-emergency related issues to Pensacola 311. Below is a list of some resources that can keep you up to date and connected:

City Notifications -

Escambia County Emergency Management -

National Weather Service -

Weather Radar -

Pensacola 311 
Now citizens have three easy ways to contact 311 -- simply dialing 311, visiting this website, or by downloading our Pensacola 311 mobile app, available for iPhone/iPad, Android, and Blackberry.

Non-Emergencies Only - Pensacola 311 is designed to handle non-emergency issues only. If you require emergency assistance, please utilize one of the following numbers:

Fire/Police/Emergency Medical Services: 911

Pensacola Energy: 850-474-5300

Sanitation Department: 850-435-1890 

Officials meet at the EOC building in Escambia County
Officials meet at the EOC building in Escambia County on Monday night
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