Hurricane Zeta

    STORM UPDATE     as of Mon., Oct. 26, 4 p.m.

Zeta strengthened into a hurricane near Mexico’s Yucatan coast, and the National Hurricane Center’s forecast track indicates possible landfall along the Louisiana/Mississippi coast Wednesday night as a strong tropical storm or a minimal hurricane. Pensacola is within the eastern edge of the forecast cone and is under a tropical storm watch.

At this time, there are no known schedule changes or closures. Should campus-wide closures or sheltering be necessary for this storm, critical alerts will be sent to subscribed devices to promptly notify students and employees.

PCC’s Emergency Operations team will continue to monitor the storm and post updates as needed.

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PREVIOUS STORM UPDATES:

Sun., Oct. 25, 5 p.m.

Tropical Storm Zeta is currently in the Caribbean Sea tracking toward the Gulf of Mexico. According to the National Hurricane Center, Zeta is forecast to be at or just below hurricane strength when it approaches the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday. Pensacola is currently within the eastern edge of the 5-day forecast cone, but the forecast is subject to change.

At this time, there are no schedule changes or cancellations. The PCC Emergency Operations Center has been activated to monitor and prepare.

Sun., Oct. 25, 8 a.m.

Tropical Storm Zeta formed Saturday in the Caribbean and is expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday. Pensacola is included in the National Hurricane Center’s forecast cone, so the PCC Emergency Operations team is monitoring the storm closely. With the storm just developing, the forecast is subject to change.

Sat., Oct. 24, 7 p.m.

Tropical Depression Twenty-Eight formed Saturday in the Caribbean and is expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday. Pensacola is included in the National Hurricane Center’s forecast cone, so the PCC Emergency Operations team is monitoring the storm closely. With the storm just developing, the forecast is subject to change.