Hurricane Ida has weakened to a Tropical Storm, however all residents and visitors are urged to continue and follow the storm into Wednesday.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for all areas of northwest Florida.
There is a high risk of rip currents today along Florida’s Gulf and Atlantic Coast.
The main threat from Ida is high winds, storm surge, heavy rain and isolated tornadoes.Rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches, with isolated maximum amounts up to 8 inches are possible.
The State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee was activated on Monday to a
Level 1, or full activation to monitor Ida and assist impacted counties.
The Florida Emergency Information Line (FEIL) will activate today at 9 a.m. The number
Due to the threat Hurricane Ida poses to the State of Florida, the Governor has signed Executive Order 09-243 declaring a State of Emergency.