Friday, July 08, 2005

Pensacola Beach Will Close Saturday At Noon To Tourist

The Pensacola News Journal (PNJ) website is reporting that the beaches at Pensacola Beach will close to tourist Saturday at noon (July 9, 2005) due to the approaching Hurricane Dennis, now a category four hurricane with winds approaching 150 miles per hour.

Here is a Hurricane Dennis advisory from the National Hurricane Center as of 11:00 pm EDT Friday July 08, 2005.

PNJ is also reporting that business owners and residents of the barrier island will be asked to leave the area Saturday at 6:00pm CDT (July 9, 2005).

The National Hurricane Center has stated that the next complete hurricane public advisory will be issued at 5:00pm EDT.