Tropical Storm Tracking Sites
Emergency Contact Numbers
EREC Outage Reporting: 1-877-OUT-EREC or 1-877-688-3732
Escambia Emergency Operations Center: 850-595-3629
Santa Rosa Emergency Operations Center: 850-983-5280
Town of Jay: 850-675-4556
Jay Hospital: 850-675-8000
Tropical Depression - An organized system of clouds and thunderstorms with a defined circulation and top sustained winds of less than 39 miles-per-hour.
Tropical Storm - An organized system of strong storms with a defined circulation and top sustained winds of between 39 - 74 mph.
Tropical Storm Watch - Tropical storm conditions are possible in the specified area of the watch within 36 hours.
Tropical Storm Warning - Tropical storm conditions are expected in the affected area within 24-hours.
Hurricane - An intense tropical weather system with a well-defined circulation and a sustained wind speed of 74 mph or higher.
Hurricane Watch - Hurricane conditions are possible within the specified area within 36 hours. At this point, take immediate action to protect your family and property.
Hurricane Warning - Hurricane conditions are expected in the specified area within 24 hours.
Storm Surge - A rapidly rising dome of sea water up to 20-feet high that arrives with a hurricane. Evacuation zones are identified according to their susceptibility to this occurrence.