The Santa Rosa County Public Information office reports significant road flooding in the areas of:
-Woodbine Road and U.S. Hwy. 90.
-Avalon Blvd. north of Commerce Road and U.S. Hwy. 90.
Multiple stranded vehicles have been reported on these road ways, fortunately with no injuries. Please avoid these areas, or stay off the roads if possible. According to the National Weather Service, more deaths occur due to flooding each year than from any other thunderstorm or hurricane related hazard. Many of these casualties are a result of careless or unsuspecting motorists who attempt to navigate flooded roads. When coming to a flooded roadway, follow their slogan: “Turn around! Don’t drown!”
Additional road hazards and closures will be announced as they occur. No other damage has been reported.
Please monitor your home weather radio and local media outlets for the most up-to-date information.