Hurricane Nate strengthened during the night. Still moving at 22 mph, the storm is packing 85-mph winds which could reach 90 mph by landfall tonight.
Nate is strengthening faster than predicted and was redesigned a hurricane at 10:30 p.m.
The Florida Park Service has closed panhandle parks in anticipation of the arrival of Tropical Storm Nate.
The National Hurricane Center's latest graphic now shows Pensacola and areas east outside of the predicability cone.
Presumably while in jail, the suspect will have the opportunity to reflect on a newly learned commandment. Thou shall not steal a vehicle from a preacher who’s a former sheriff’s deputy.
Holt and the surrounding areas are now in the National Hurricane Center's three-day cone of predicitability.
Pensacola and Milton have now been included in the three-day prediciability cone.
A Fort Walton Beach high school student was arrested Oct. 5 for posting a threat against the school.
In anticipation of a Florida landfall or other effects from Tropical Storm Nate, the governor has declared a state of emergency in 29 counties. Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Escambia and Walton counties are included in the declaration.
Tropical Storm Nate has developed off the coast of Nicaragua.