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Eglin moves to HURCON-5 ahead of storm

Hurricane Michael making landfall along the Florida Panhandle

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EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --

Team Eglin transitioned into Hurricane Condition-5 yesterday ahead of pending Tropical Storm Fred approaching the Gulf Coast region.

HURCON-5 means surface winds in excess of 58 mph or 50 knots could arrive within 96 hours.

For more information and hurricane preparedness tips visit Eglin's hurricane page.