The Governor’s Daily Brief — October 5, 2020


  • The Division of Emergency Management is closely monitoring two tropical storms. Tropical Storm Delta is forecast to approach the Gulf Coast later this week as a Hurricane. The western Florida Panhandle is in the five-day cone issued by the National Hurricane Center and regardless of the exact path, storm surge, wind and heavy rainfall is possible in Northwest Florida at the end of this week. See tropical storm updates here
  • On Friday, Governor DeSantis announced that FEMA has approved Individual Assistance for Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton and Bay counties, providing families in Northwest Florida access to critical programs and resources following Hurricane Sally. More info here –

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