Nine Mile To Highway 29 Ramp To Be Closed Monday Night

February 17, 2019

The northbound Highway 29 on-ramp from Nine Mile Road in Escambia County will be closed from 8 p.m. Monday, February 18 to 6 a.m. Tuesday, February 19 as crews place drainage pipes across the roadway.

Nine Mile Road travelers wanting to head north on Highway 29 will be redirected to northbound Palafox Street, 9 ½ Mile Road, and back to Highway 29. All activities are weather dependent and may be delayed or rescheduled in the event of inclement weather.

A High Near 80 On Sunday, Cooler On Monday

February 17, 2019

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of afternoon showers. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 79. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Sunday Night: Showers likely, mainly after midnight. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Washington’s Birthday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. North wind 10 to 15 mph.

Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 67. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Wednesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75.

Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

No Change In ECUA Trash Collections Due To Presidents Day

February 17, 2019

ECUA offices will be closed Monday, February 18, in observance of the Presidents Day holiday.   All residential and commercial sanitation collections for ECUA customers in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties will be unaffected, and will be carried out as scheduled.   Customers may call ECUA Customer Service at (850) 476-0480 for additional information.

Man Killed In Escambia County Crash

February 17, 2019

A 55-year old Pensacola man was killed in a traffic crash in Escambia County.

The Florida Highway Patrol said 22-year old Darby Paddie of Pensacola failed to yield when he turned from Blue Angel Park onto Dog Track Road and into the path of a 1995 Acura driven by Fredrick Earl Bethune

Bethune was pronounced deceased at Baptist Hospital following the crash just before 8 p.m. Friday. Paddie received minor injuries.

Any charges are pending the outcome a traffic homicide investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol.