National Weather Service puts Nature Coast under Hurricane Warning

The National Weather Service issued a hurricane warning at 5:58 a.m. today, Saturday, September 9, from Bonita Beach north to the Suwanee River, including Pasco County.

A hurricane warning means that sustained winds of 74 miles per hour or higher associated with a hurricane are expected within 36 hours.

Residents should be aware of the possibility of tornadic activity associated with the hurricane.

Residents living along water ways and rivers should monitor water levels for potential flooding.

For up to date information on the Anclote River levels, visit the National Weather Service’s Elfers river gauge website at http://bit.ly/2gusrb9

For more information on the hurricane warning and up to date weather alerts, visit the National Weather Service website at: https://www.weather.gov/

*hurricane irma image courtesy of NASA.