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A Tropical Storm is Coming: Preparing for Wind, Rain, and Stress

Not more rain!  While much of the country endures staggering drought conditions, we in Florida have “enjoyed” one of the rainiest seasons in recent memory. According to the National Weather Service, Pensacola has now received just under 55 inches of rain, a nearly 30% increase from our typical 42 inches. 

 With Tropical Storm Isaac bearing down on the Panhandle, another foot of rain plus the rising waters of a storm surge could wreak havoc on low-lying areas.  Click here to read the rest of this article.

Permanent link to this article: https://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2012/08/24/1169/