Tropical Storm Tracking Sites
Emergency Contact Numbers
- EREC Outage Reporting: 1-877-OUT-EREC or 1-877-688-3732
- Emergency: 911
- Escambia Emergency Operations Center: 850-595-3629
- Santa Rosa Emergency Operations Center: 850-983-5280
- Town of Jay: 850-675-4556
- Police: 850-675-4335
- EMS: 850-626-8634
- 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.