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On the map below, the circle over the Gulf of Mexico is for an area of low pressure likely heading toward the Texas/Mexico border.  Development is not expected.  Also, we're tracking Cristobal and a tropical wave over the eastern Caribbean Sea that may become another depression though chances are low.



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UPDATE: Escambia County Jail explosion caused by natural gas

The State Fire Marshall confirms the Escambia County Jail explosion was caused by natural gas.
Thee Central Booking Building is now back under the contro lof the county, but the Fire Marshall's office is recommending that no one be let inside.
The county is putting upa a fence to keep people out.
The State Fire Marshall's office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives will continue their investigation to answer the many remaining question related to the events preceding the explosion.