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  • AIR QUALITY HEALTH ALERT: Issued by Florida Department Of Health Escambia County

    07/22/14 20:23:55

    From the Florida Department of Health Escambia County: Effective immediately, in response to air quality monitoring, the FDOH-Escambia is issuing a health alert for the area surrounding the Wedgewood Community Center and the Rolling Hill Construction and Demolition Landfill in Escambia County, Florida. Click here


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TROPICAL DEPRESSION 2

Tropical Depression 2 has formed over the Atlantic Ocean. The system is moving west and is headed to the Caribbean Sea. This system is not forecast to become much stronger and could become non-tropical by Thursday.

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TROPICAL DEPRESSION 2

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Lifeguards staying busy with rough surf conditions in the gulf

GULF OF MEXICO   --  Lifeguards are staying busy this summer, pulling swimmers from the rough surf of the Gulf of Mexico.

Lifeguards have rescued more than 780 people this summer.
That is thanks to a mix of a busy tourism season, inexperienced swimmers and dangerous rip currents. T
   
The previous record for rescues was 690 in 2005.
Public Safety Director Bob West says there have been few "green flag" days this summer.
He urges people who aren't experienced swimmers to only go into the water near lifeguard towers.