Storm likely moving west, but stay tuned

EMA director tells people to keep a watch over storm in the gulf that could become a hurricane

As of noon Wednesday, Escambia County Emergency Management Director David Adams said this area should not see the brunt of what is expected to become Hurricane Barry in the next few days, but said residents need to keep an eye on this unpredictable storm.

Monday morning, Adams addressed the Escambia County (Ala.) Commission about possible bad weather associated with a low pressure system in Georgia. Adams said the low-pressure system came from the midwest and began making a southern turn in Georgia heading toward the Gulf of Mexico.

Following an 11 a.m. conference call Wednesday with the Na...