Unofficial Advisory – US Gulf Coast, for October 8 through 12, 2018.
Tropical Depression Number 14 is currently in the western Caribbean moving northerly. This storm system will become Named Storm Michael very soon. The forecast track is generally showing movement toward the central Gulf Coast and will most likely be making a landfall sometime Wednesday, October 10 in the panhandle of Florida – as a Hurricane.
All persons along the Gulf Coast from the Louisiana – Texas border eastward through Mississippi, Alabama and the Gulf Coast of Florida should be following the progress of this storm and be prepared.
EDIT to UPDATE: Persons from Pensacola, Florida to St. George Island, Florida are in the primary landfall cone of probability for a MAJOR Hurricane strike on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Please listen carefully to your local Emergency Management Office advisories and evacuation orders. Wind and gusts to over 120 MPH will be possible in coastal areas as listed above. Storm surges of 5 to 8 feet are probable along with flooding rain total and numerous power outages inland as well as on the coast. Take care and BE Safe.
For official information on all named storms, please visit the National Hurricane Center site located here:
“These are not official advisories. These updates and advisories are based upon information from our own computer models, NOAA, Local Weather Data Centers, deep water Buoy Data, and other publicly available sources. FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR PROPERTY AND PERSON, please refer to your Local, State, and Federal Authority updates for Official Advisories and Orders. For up to the minute advisories and official updates, it is essential that you monitor your local Emergency Government, NOAA and Local Media Broadcasts. Please do not make personal safety decisions based upon information presented here.”