As of 10am Tuesday, the latest tract from the National Weather Service still has all of Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties and most of Okaloosa outside of the cone.
Landfall is still predicted to be east of Panama City.
Hurricane Hunter aircraft report that Hurricane Michael is still strengthening. A life-threatening storm surge, hurricane force winds and heavy rainfall are all expected along the northeastern Gulf Coast.
Latest coordinates and conditions:
25.0 North, 862 West
Location is about 335 miles SSW of Apalachicola Florida, moving north at 12 mph
Maximum sustained winds are 110 mph
Minimum central pressure is 28.50 inches.
Escambia and Santa Rosa counties remain under a Hurricane warning, a storm surge watch and high risk of dangerous rip currents.