Here’s What To Expect From Hurricane Michael In North Escambia

October 10, 2018

Here’s what to expect in North Escambia today from Hurricane Michael, according to the National Weather Service:

  • Tropical Storm Warning
  • Peak Wind Forecast: 30-40 mph with gusts to 55 mph
  • Window for Tropical Storm force winds: until Wednesday afternoon
  • Potential for wind 39 to 57 mph
  • Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional around 1 inch
  • Potential for localized flooding rain
  • Rivers and tributaries may quickly rise with swifter currents. Small streams, creeks, canals, and ditches may become swollen and overflow in spots
  • Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes
  • Tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms with gusty winds may still occur.
  • For additional information, and for information for southern Escambia County, see the stories on the front page of
And here is the specific forecast for the North Escambia area:
  • Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 81. Windy, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday: Tropical storm conditions possible, with hurricane conditions also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.
  • Thursday Night: Tropical storm conditions possible. Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
  • Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind around 5 mph.
  • Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North wind around 5 mph.
  • Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
  • Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. East wind around 5 mph.
  • Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85.
  • Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.


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