Eglin Air Force Base preparing ahead of Tropical Storm Nate

Photo: NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center

The commander of Eglin Air Force Base has declared Hurricane Condition 3 for the base as of 8 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 6th due to the threat of Tropical Storm Nate.

Hurricane Condition 3 means destructive winds of 58 miles per hour (mph) or greater are possible within 48 hours.

Officials do not anticipate any significant changes to the storm impact on Eglin, however, units are taking measures to prepare for the possibility of inclement weather associated with the storm.

Eglin officials will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as conditions warrant. Eglin also reminds people to monitor television or radio broadcasts and the internet for the National Hurricane Centerā€™s latest forecast. Updates will also be provided via the Eglin Air Force Base Facebook page @TeamEglin.

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