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Hurricane Idalia, Gulf of Mexico

Big Bend, Florida | 2023-Aug-28

Initial Notification: USCG District 7 established a Crisis Action Team on Saturday 26 August 2023 to begin preparation in advance of the tropical system that has now developed into hurricane Idalia. As of 0700 Monday 28 August 2023, the USCG has shifted to a full Incident Management Area Command function at USCG air station Miami. The State is establishing an emergency operations center in Tallahassee today and a USCG representative is enroute. NOAA's SSC has been coordinating preparations with the USCG over the weekend and is now present at the area command to coordinate NOAA support in preparation for the storm landfall and post storm assessments as requested. The NOAA navigational response team has been contacted to request their status and plans for support.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Products of concern:hurricane
Latitude (approximate): 29° 34.41′ North
Longitude (approximate): 83° 38.99′ West