UPDATE (3:58 PM) — The City of Mobile has implemented another city-wide curfew effective tonight (Thursday) 9 p.m. til 6 a.m.
UPDATE (3:36 PM THUR) — State Road 10 (US-90) from Fairchild Road to Four Lakes Road in Okaloosa County is closed. State Road 8 (I-10) from State Road 85 (Exit-56) in Okaloosa County to State Road 285 (Exit-70) in Walton County is closed.
UPDATE (11:49 AM THUR) Niceville – Flooding along the Shoal River is expected to require the closure of Interstate 10 by the Florida Highway Patrol intermittently in both directions East of Crestview. Closures may be for extended periods.
UPDATE (9:10 AM THUR) — All campuses of Coastal Alabama Community College will remain closed through Friday, September 18.
UPDATE (9:03 AM THUR) — The PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Unleash The Beast event in Pensacola, Florida, originally scheduled for Sept. 26-27 at the Pensacola Bay Center has been postponed. The event will now take place on Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 with a portion of ticket proceeds to be donated to organizations supporting those impacted by the hurricane.
UPDATE (7:20 AM THUR) — Conecuh County schools will be closed Thursday and reopen Friday.
UPDATE (6:30 AM THUR) — Pensacola State College will remain closed until Monday, September 21.
UPDATE (7:56 PM) — The Garcon Point Bridge on State Road (S.R.) 281 in Santa Rosa County is closed until further notice to allow Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) inspectors to assess damage to the structure. Due to the closure of the Pensacola Bay Bridge and the Garcon Point Bridge, motorists should utilize S.R. 87 as an alternate route.
UPDATE (6:19 PM) — All Airbus sites in Mobile closed on Thursday.
UPDATE (6:19 PM) — All non-essential City of Fort Walton Beach facilities will be closed and programs canceled for Thursday, Sept. 17, and Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Emergency and essential services will remain available to the public including police, fire and public works. City offices are scheduled to reopen to the public Monday, Sept. 21.
UPDATE (5:14 PM) — Austal will be closed on Thursday – both shifts.
UPDATE (5:14 PM) — Pensacola Christian Academy and Pensacola Christian College will be closed Thursday and Friday.
UPDATE (4:49 PM) — A 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew has been issued for Escambia County due to Hurricane Sally, effective at 7 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, Sept. 16. This curfew includes the City of Pensacola. The curfew will remain in effect until Friday, Sept. 18, when it will be reassessed. Law enforcement will have roadblocks in place at some major roadways. The City of Pensacola is relying on voluntary compliance, and residents will be expected to follow the curfew.
UPDATE (4:25 PM) — The city of Bay Minette has imposed a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. until further notice.
UPDATE (4:09 PM) — USA Health physician offices with electrical power service, including Mitchell Cancer Institute facilities, will reopen on Sept. 17. Offices without power service will call patients to reschedule appointments. University Hospital will be on a limited surgical schedule and patients should check with their physicians. Children’s & Women’s Hospital will be on a full surgical schedule. USA Health’s COVID testing center at the Mobile Civic Center will reopen on Sept. 17.
UPDATE (3:56 PM) — The University of South Alabama is extending the cancellation of classes and events through Friday, Sept. 18. No online or in-person classes, events or activities will be held today, tomorrow or Friday.
UPDATE (3:51 PM) — School officials of the Mobile Area Education Foundation (MAEF) Public Charter Schools, Inc. continue to closely monitor the aftermath of Hurricane Sally and have decided to cancel day and evening classes at ACCEL Day and Evening Academy on Thursday, September 17 and Friday, September 18.
UPDATE (3:47 PM) — The City of Mobile has implemented a city-wide curfew effective tonight. 7 p.m. til 6 a.m.
UPDATE (3:40 PM) — Baldwin County Sheriff Hoss Mack has imposed a curfew for the unincorporated areas in Baldwin County tonight from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday due to down power lines, impassible roads and flooding. Everyone should stay off the roadways to allow public safety and utility companies to conduct their operations.
UPDATE: (3:39 PM) — The City of Fairhope is putting a curfew in place effective starting tonight, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m.
UPDATE (3:19 PM) — All online and in-person classes, events, and activities scheduled for Thursday, September 17, 2020 have been canceled at Bishop State Community College.
UPDATE (2:51 PM) — Prichard Preparatory School will not have face-to-face or virtual classes on Thursday, Sept. 17, through Friday, Sept. 18.
UPDATE: (2:30 PM) — The University of West Florida will be closed through the weekend with plans to reopen on Monday morning.
UPDATE (2:25 PM) — Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has announced that all offices and schools within the Escambia County School District will be closed Thursday, September 17, 2020, and Friday, September 18, 2020, due to the devastating effects of Hurricane Sally.
UPDATE (1:13 PM) — George County Schools in Mississippi will reopen Thursday and Friday.
UPDATE (12:23 pm) — Chickasaw, Catholic Schools, and George County, Mississippi schools will all be closed tomorrow and Friday.
UPDATE (12:14 PM WED) — Gulf Shores schools will be closed Thursday and Friday. Gulf Shores High School’s Friday night’s game also has been canceled.
UPDATE (12:05 PM WED) — Currently, the state of Florida is closing a portion of Interstate 10 between the Alabama state line and Exit 5 (in Florida) due to flooding. Eastbound traffic on Interstate 10 in Alabama will be detoured at the Baldwin Beach Express (Exit 49) and travel south to U.S. 90 (approximately five miles). Traffic will then travel east on U.S. 90 and re-enter Interstate 10 at Exit 5 in Florida.
UPDATE (11:50 AM WED) — Pursuant to Executive Order 20-225, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Kevin J. Thibault has directed Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) to extend the toll suspension for the Garcon Point Bridge by 48 hours.
UPDATE (11:20 AM WED) — Mobile County Public Schools will remain closed Thursday and Friday.
UPDATE (8:00 AM WED) — Mobile Police Department will close I-10 Bayway bridge will be closed until driving conditions improve. The causeway will remain open.
UPDATE (7:59 AM WED) — University of Mobile has extended remote education through Thursday.
UPDATE (3:19 AM WED) — Shalimar Dr. between Plew Avenue and Sunset Beach Court, Old River Road at Cotton Creek Bridge, Eglin Pkwy in Shalimar area of Peppers and Raceway are all closed due to either flooding or downed trees in Okaloosa County Florida.
UPDATE (10:06 PM) — The WC Holmes Bridge in Gulf Shores, located on Highway 59 crossing the Intracoastal Waterway, is now closed due to excessive winds and dangerous weather conditions.
UPDATE (8:26 PM) — Santa Rosa County bridges such as the Three Mile Bridge and the Garcon Point Bridge are now closed, along with the Navarre Causeway.
UPDATE (8:03 PM) — City of Orange Beach curfew is effective from 8pm until 6am. Imperative to STAY OFF THE ROADS AND STAY HOME for the safety of you and the first responders. Baldwin EMC and other utilities may not be able to respond to outages until winds decline.
UPDATE (7:20 PM): All bridges in Orange Beach are closed. The Foley Beach Express Toll Bridge and Navarre Causeway bridge are also closed. The following roads in Gulf Shores are impassable or have large amounts of standing water:
– West Beach Boulevard and East Beach Boulevard outer lanes
– Windmill Ridge Road
– Sunrise Drive
– Minnow Lane
– Waterway West Blvd.
– West 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th and 8th Avenue
– Twisted Oak Circle
– Heritage Drive
– Hwy 59 in front of Waterville
– West Fairway at the roundabout
– Ft. Morgan Road has large amounts of water in multiple areas
Please stay off of the roads, unless there is an emergency.
UPDATE (6:59 PM) — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Driver License Division began modifying operations on Monday, Sept. 14, in response to Hurricane Sally. The following offices will be closed due to Hurricane Sally: Mobile Exam Offices: Will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 15, and Wednesday, Sept. 16. Baldwin County Exam Offices: Will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 15, and Wednesday, Sept. 16
UPDATE (6:30 PM) — All Airbus day shift operations are closed Wednesday.
UPDATE (6:13 PM) — Austal USA is closed Wednesday.
UPDATE (5:52 PM): The University of South Alabama will now be closed Thursday in addition to Tuesday and Wednesday.
UPDATE (5:51 PM): Alabama ABC Stores in the following counties will be closed Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 due to inclement weather:
Mobile County – Stores 8, 10, 61, 62, 65, 84, 85, 86, 87, 93, 141, 164, 165, 181, 182, 196, & 234
Baldwin County – Stores 7, 21, 43, 67, 73, 105, 132, 179, 239, & 240
Escambia County – Stores 41 & 42
Clarke County – Store 75
Conecuh County – Store 123
Covington County – Store 40
UPDATE (4:04 PM) — All city facilities in Destin and Crestview, as well as county offices in Okaloosa, remain closed Wednesday.
UPDATE (3:45 PM) — All Dollar Tree stores in Mobile are closing at 5 PM, according to its manager.
UPDATE (2:59 PM) — The Alabama District announced a temporary closure of its operations in select locations. The U.S. Postal Service apologizes for any inconvenience these temporary suspensions may cause its customers.
UPDATE (2:53 PM) — In coordination with Okaloosa County, all non-essential City of Fort Walton Beach facilities will be closed and programs canceled for Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Emergency and essential services will remain available to the public.
UPDATE (1:50 PM) — Governor Ron DeSantis has directed the suspension of tolls on the Garcon Point Bridge pursuant to Executive Order 20-224. Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise collects tolls for the Garcon Point Bridge. Tolls are suspended on the Garcon Point until noon Wednesday, September 16, 2020
UPDATE (1:39 PM) — Bishop State Community College will be closing all Mobile regions classes, offices, and events scheduled for Wednesday, September 16. The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County Clinics and Services will remain closed on Wednesday.
UPDATE (11:56 pm) — George County, Mississippi schools will be closed Wednesday.
UPDATE (10:22 am) — Clarke County Schools will be closed Wednesday.
UPDATE (10:14 AM TUE) — Wave Transit system has canceled all fixed routs and Paratransits until Wednesday, September 17 due to Hurricane Sally.
UPDATE (10:08 am) — Several ABC stores in both Mobile and Baldwin Counties are closed due to the storm:
#132 (Wholesale) in Orange Beach
#239 in Orange Beach
#240 in Gulf Shores
#67 in Fairhope
#21 in Daphne
In Mobile County, the following ABC stores are closed until further notice:
#164 in Mobile
#85 in Chickasaw
#61 in Saraland
All other stores in Mobile County will be open today from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.
UPDATE (7:52 am) — Ingalls Shipbuilding will remain closed through Wednesday.
UPDATE (6:25 a.m.) — Premier Medical offices in Mobile and Baldwin counties are closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
UPDATE (8:51 p.m.): Mobile Community Action Inc. Administrative Office, its Head Start and Community Service centers will be closed Tuesday, September 15, 2020 and Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
UPDATE (MONDAY 8:50 p.m.): ECAT (Escambia County Area Transit) will not run service Tuesday, Sept. 15. UWF Trolley service will be suspended Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Wednesday, Sept. 16.
UPDATE (MONDAY 6:29 p.m.): Prichard Preparatory School will remain closed Tuesday, September 15, through Wednesday, September 16.
UPDATE (MONDAY 6:11 p.m.): St. James Episcopal School in Fairhope will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday due to Hurricane Sally.
UPDATE (MONDAY 5:56 p.m.): MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Driver License Division is modifying operations effective Tuesday, Sept. 15. Mobile Exam Office: Will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 15, and Wednesday, Sept. 16. Baldwin County Exam Offices: Will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 15, and Wednesday, Sept. 16. Washington County Exam Office: Will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 15.
UPDATE (MONDAY 5:52 p.m.): Pensacola, Fla. – Escambia County buildings will be closed tomorrow, September 15, 2020.
· All FDOH-Escambia clinics, and other services provided by FDOH-Escambia, will be suspended Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
· Community Health Northwest Florida dental services at FDOH-Escambia’s Fairfield Drive Service Center will be closed Tuesday September 15, 2020.
UPDATE (MONDAY 5:51 p.m.): Faith Academy will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
UPDATE (MONDAY 5:13 p.m.): State courts in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties will be CLOSED on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Okaloosa and Walton County courts will remain OPEN.
Escambia County: First appearances, shelter hearings, and detention hearings will be held in the Juvenile Justice Center on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m.
Santa Rosa County: Judge Hilliard will conduct first appearances by video from the courthouse at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.
UPDATE (MONDAY 4:37 p.m.)
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA – The Housing Office will be closing the following residence halls: All fraternity and sorority houses; Delta 3, 4, 5 and 6; Gamma 0, 1, 2, 3, and 4. Resident students who are not able to leave campus will be sent instructions on sheltering in place from the Housing Office this afternoon. All classes, events and activities are canceled for Tuesday, Sept. 15, and Wednesday, Sept. 16.
UPDATE (4:01 PM): PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee announces Catholic school closures in Escambia, Santa Rosa and Bay Counties due to Hurricane Sally.
The list of school cancellation dates are as follows:
Holy Spirit Child Development Academy, Pensacola (Sept. 15-16)
Little Flower Catholic School, Pensacola (Sept. 15-16)
Pensacola Catholic High School (Sept. 15-16)
Sacred Heart Cathedral School, Pensacola (Sept. 15-16)
St. Bernadette Child Development Academy, Panama City (Sept.15)
St. John the Evangelist School, Panama City (Sept.15)
St. John the Evangelist School, Pensacola (Sept. 15-16)
St. Mary Catholic School, Fort Walton Beach (Sept.15)
St. Paul Catholic School, Pensacola (Sept. 15-16)
UPDATE (3:49 PM): PENSACOLA AIRPORT: The Pensacola International Airport will close Monday at 6 p.m. to make preparations for Hurricane Sally. The airport will remain closed until weather conditions improve and allow for safe operation, according to the airport.
UPDATE (3:36 PM): FAIRHOPE, Alabama – The City of Fairhope has announced the following closings:
• The following buildings on Tuesday: City Hall, Public Works, Nix Center, Museum, Welcome Center, Recreation Center, Quail Creek Golf Club.
• The Fairhope Public Library will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
• Public Utilities and Public Works call center will be responding to calls from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Garbage and recycling will not be picked up on Tuesday; determination about other days this week will be made on a day-by-day basis.
UPDATE (3:17 PM): The Wave Transit System will suspend Fixed Route and Paratransit service for Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
UPDATE (3:13 PM): All Greene County Schools will close on Tuesday, Sept. 15th and Wednesday, Sept. 16th.
UPDATE: (2:55 PM): FAIRHOPE, ALABAMA – Fairhope Municipal Court will be postponing the SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 docket.
UPDATE (2:45 PM): All Pensacola State College locations, offices, classes and activities are canceled and the College will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 15.
UPDATE (2:42 PM): The City of Bay Minette will close many of its municipal operations Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Wednesday, Sept. 16.
— Residential garbage service WILL run its regular Tuesday morning route. All emergency personnel will remain staffed, as well as essential Public Works crews. The City’s Public Works department has sand and bags available for businesses and residents of Bay Minette. These can be picked up from 2 to 5:30 p.m. today and 7:30 to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
UPDATE (2:25 PM) — Fairhope garbage and recycling has been canceled for Tuesday, September 15.
UPDATE (2:18 PM) — St. Luke’s Episcopal School will be closed Tuesday, September 15.
UPDATE (2:06 PM) — Bellingrath Gardens and Home will be closed Tuesday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 16.
UPDATE (2:03 PM) — Pascagoula-Gautier School District will be closed Tuesday, September 15 and will be closed on a day-to-day basis.
UPDATE (2:01 PM) — The city of Daphne municipal operations will be closed Tuesday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 16.
UPDATE (1:58 PM) — The city of Pensacola offices and facilities will be closed Tuesday, September 15. City of Pensacola Sanitation customers will also experience a change in their pickup schedule this week due to Hurricane Sally: City of Pensacola Sanitation Services will not operate on Tuesday, Sept. 15. Tuesday customers will receive service on Wednesday, Sept. 16, weather permitting. Wednesday customers will receive service on Thursday, Sept. 17, weather permitting. Thursday customers will receive service on Friday, Sept. 18, weather permitting. There will not be any yard waste pickup or special collections of bulk waste items this week for City of Pensacola Sanitation customers.
UPDATE (1:57 PM) — SBCC has postponed Tuesday’s Job fair from September 15 and has rescheduled it for Thursday, September 24.
UPDATE (1:55 PM) — University of West Florida will be closed from midnight Tuesday, September 15 until 11:59 AM Thursday, September 17.
UPDATE (1:52 PM) — UMS-Wright will be closed Tuesday September 15.
UPDATE (1:42 PM) — Coastal Family Health Center will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
UPDATE (1:40 PM) — Mobile City Council Meeting that was set for Tuesday, September 15 has been rescheduled. The meeting is now scheduled for Thursday, September 17 at 10:30 AM
UPDATE (1:37 PM) — Baldwin County Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 16.
UPDATE (1:36 PM) — Pensacola Christian will be closed on Tuesday, September 15.
UPDATE (1:34 PM) — Bayside Academy will be closed Tuesday, September 15 and Wednesday September 16.
UPDATE (12:37 p.m.) — All Gulf Shores City Schools will be closed Tuesday, September 15th and Wednesday, September 16th.
UPDATE (12:34 p.m.) — MCPSS will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. This will include remote learning, which will resume on Thursday.
UPDATE (12:29 p.m.) — Saraland City Schools will not be in session Tuesday, September 15th or Wednesday, September 16th.
UPDATE (12:28 p.m. ) — Chickasaw City Schools will be closed on Tuesday, 09.15.20, and Wednesday 09.16.20.
UPDATE (12:27 p.m.) — Clarke County schools will be closed on Tuesday.
UPDATE (10:15 a.m.) — Prodisee Pantry is cancelling Tuesday’s food distribution. All volunteer activities have been cancelled through Thursday, September 17th.
UPDATE (10:00 am) — The Archdiocese of Mobile Catholic Schools in Mobile and Baldwin counties will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Wednesday, Sept. 16.
UPDATE (9:55 a.m.) — Austal’s Main Campus Monday 2nd shift is cancelled and Austal West Campus will run a limited 2nd shift with identified personnel to complete storm prep. All shifts are cancelled on Tuesday.
UPDATE (9:40 am) — The University of Mobile will move to remote classes this afternoon at 1:30 pm. All classes will be remote on Tuesday.
UPDATE (9:38 am) — The George County School District has canceled classes for Tuesday, September 15th. All extracurricular classes are also canceled.
UPDATE (8:30 am) — All campuses of Coastal Alabama Community College will close at 2 p.m. today (Monday) and will remain closed through Wednesday. However, online classes will continue to meet virtually.
UPDATE (5:50 am) — Spring Hill College Tuesday classes will be conducted completely online.
UPDATE (11:08 PM) All Pensacola State College locations, offices, classes and activities are canceled and the College will be closed on Monday
UPDATE (9:52PM) — All in-person courses at the University of West Florida will be either canceled or offered remotely from noon Monday through Tuesday. The Emerald Coast location in Fort Walton Beach is closed on Monday, Sept. 14. Services will be available remotely.
UPDATE (8:58 PM) —BISHOP STATE: All Bishop State classes will move to remote learning and all non-essential employees will transition to remote work for Monday, Sept. 14 and Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. No in-person classes will be held.