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Hurricane Zeta: What Pensacola Area Needs To Know

Escambia and Santa Rosa counties are under a tropical storm warning as Hurricane Zeta prepares to make landfall sometime Wednesday night, most likely at about 7 p.m., in southeast Louisiana. Winds could be between 39 and 73 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Both counties also are under a Storm Surge Warning, with storm surge values on the coast — spanning Pensacola Beach to Navarre — projected to hover between 2 and 4 feet.


Three Mile Bridge Detour Map

The Three Mile Bridge that connects Pensacola to Gulf Breeze sustained damage and is closed until further notice. There are two detour options for reaching Pensacola Beach from U.S. 98

  • I-10 Exit 22 - Garcon Point Bridge on S.R. 281. Bridge tolls are suspended until 6 a.m. November 13
  • I-10 Exit 31 - S.R. 87 

Online road closure resources

  • Check for Escambia County road closures 24/7 at
  • City of Pensacola road closures can be viewed here.
  • For the latest closures and updates, travelers can access Florida's 511 service from cell phones, landlines and online at

Fuel Access
Download the Gas Buddy App to find gas stations that are open and that have fuel.