ECSD schools to close Monday due to Ida
Escambia County (Fla.) Schools will be closed tomorrow, Mon., Aug. 30, because of Hurricane Ida, according to Northview high School’s Facebook page.
The cancellation of regular school district operations includes all extracurricular activities.
At present, the school district plans to reopen on Tues., Aug. 31, 2021.
This decision is based on current recommendations from the Escambia Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
The primary concerns for our area are:
Flash flooding expected through tomorrow.
Local rainfall totals expected to be between 6-8 inches with the possibility of higher localized totals of up to 15 inches.
The potential for tornadoes continues through tomorrow.
Wind gusts expected to reach the 40-50 m.p.h. range through tomorrow.