Hurricane Zeta was expected to bring winds up to 73 mph to the Florida panhandle on October 28, reports said.
Tropical-storm and storm-surge warnings were issued for Escambia and Santa Rosa counties ahead of the storm’s expected landfall Wednesday evening. Reports forecast a storm surge of two to four feet.
This footage shows waves churning against Pensacola Beach Pier on Wednesday morning. Early voting locations were forced to close early, including all 10 poll sites in Pensacola. Credit: Stuart Schaefer via Storyful