Tropical Storm Warning issued for coastal Okaloosa County

As per Okaloosa County officials, potential Tropical Cyclone 16 will most likely impact our area this weekend and the National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Okaloosa County.

A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm-force winds are expected somewhere within this area within the next 36 hours.

Locations affected:

  • Destin
  • Eglin AFB
  • Fort Walton Beach

Latest local forecast: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind

  • Peak Wind Forecast: 35-45 mph with gusts to 65 mph
  • Window for Tropical Storm force winds: Friday evening until early Saturday morning.


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