Author Archives: Christopher Henderson

Over a thousand without power, CHELCO responding

October 8, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, FL – CHELCO (Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative)  crews are responding to widespread power outages throughout their service area in Walton, Okaloosa and Santa Rosa counties. Due to tropical storm conditions resulting from Hurricane Nate, approximately 1,600 CHELCO members experienced power outages in over 65 separate locations. CHELCO crews worked through the night and continue to restore power ...

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As Heavy Rain Continues to Blanket The Area, Minor Flooding of Area Rivers Are Expected

October 8, 2017 10am Advisory 17 Warning & Watches The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a Flood Warning for The Blackwater River Near Baker from this morning until late Tuesday night. At 6 PM Saturday the stage was 1.7 feet. Minor flooding is forecast. Flood stage is 11 feet. Forecast to rise above flood stage by late this ...

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Nate Rapidly Weakening But Storm Surge Flooding Continues, Heavy Rainfall Spreading Over The Southeastern United States

October 8, 2017 7am Advisory 16A Warning & Watches Tornado watch 498 is in effect until 10:00 AM for Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton and Washington Counties. Flash Flood Watch is in effect to include portions of south central Alabama and northwest Florida, including the following areas, in south central Alabama, Covington and Crenshaw Okaloosa County ...

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Nate’s Northern Eyewall Moving Onshore The Mississippi Coast

October 7, 2017 Hurricane Nate 10:00 pm Advisory 15 Location 29.9N 89.1W About 35 mi SSW of Biloxi, MS About 60 mi E of New Orleans, LA Maximum Sustained Winds: 85 mph Present Movement: N or 360° at 20 mph Minimum Central Pressure: 984 mb or 29.06 inches of mercury At 10:00 pm CDT, the center of Hurricane Nate was ...

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Hurricane Nate Makes Landfall Near The Mouth Of The Mississippi River

October 7, 2017 Hurricane Nate 7:00 pm Advisory 14A Location 29N 89.2W About 100 mi S of Biloxi, Ms About 10 mi SW of the mouth of the Mississippi river. Maximum Sustained Winds: 85 mph Present Movement: N or 350° at 20 mph Minimum Central Pressure: 982 MB or 29 inches of mercury At 7:00 PM CDT,  NOAA Doppler radar ...

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Center of Nate Approaching The Mouth of The Mississippi River, Tropical Storm Conditions Spreading Onshore in Southeastern Louisiana

October 7, 2017 Hurricane Nate 4:00 pm Advisory 14 Location 28.4N 89.1W About 140 mi S of Biloxi, Ms About 50 mi S of the mouth of the Mississippi river. Maximum Sustained Winds: 90 mph Present Movement: NNW or 345° at 23 mph Minimum Central Pressure: 981 MB or 28.97 inches of mercury At 4:00 PM CDT, the center of ...

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Huricane Nate Advisory 13A

October 7, 2017 Hurricane Nate 1:00 pm Advisory 13A Location 27.6N 88.9W About 195 MI S of Biloxi, Ms About 105 MI S of the mouth of the Mississippi river. Maximum Sustained Winds: 90 mph Present Movement: NNW or 340° at 25 MPH Minimum Central Pressure: 982 MB or 29 inches of mercury At 1:00 PM CDT, the center of ...

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Crestview Preacher Foils Car Theft

October 6, 2017 Crestview, FL  — A would-be Crestview car thief is in Okaloosa County Jail facing charges of vehicle theft and battery following a Friday morning incident. 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. Crestview ...

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October 5, 2017 Tropical Storm Nate Advisory # 7 – 10:00 pm A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa Counties Coastal Location: 15.8N 84.7W About 95 mi ESE of Isla Guanaja Honduras About 355 mi SSE of Cozumel Mexico Maximum Sustained Winds: 40 mph Present Movement: NW or 325 degrees at 12 mph Minimum ...

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Navarre High School Threat

October 5, 2017 Navarre, FL – On October 4, 2017, Deputies with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office received information related to a specific threat to students at Navarre High School over social media. Immediately, investigators began piecing this puzzle together. During the course of the investigation, It was determined the student who wrote these threats did so under another students ...

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