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LEMA monitoring potential storm
Bad weather could arrive late Saturday
new cyclone 16

Liberty County Emergency Management Agency is currently monitoring potential Tropical Cyclone 16.

This system is expected to track northeast across the Gulf of Mexico and then through the Southeast United States. The main impact associated with this system is heavy rainfall, mainly Saturday into Sunday. 

Liberty County EMA will closely monitor and will update accordingly.

UPDATE: Based on discussion with the National Weather Service of Charleston, today, October 18, 2019 at 11:00am, the following update is provided regarding the approach of “Tropical Cyclone 16.”




Friday Midnight – Saturday Midnight


Primary Concerns


Heavy Rainfall 2-3 inches, heavier rains around the mid-day high tide may cause more significant issues around the coast.


Gusty Winds 25-25 mph winds, with gusts up to 40 mph.


Isolated Tornadoes may be possible depending on the track of the storm, time will be late morning to early evening.


Minor to Moderate Coastal Flooding is expected around the mid-day to early afternoon high tide on Saturday.


High Surf is forecast to develop along the beaches and barrier islands, some beach erosion is also possible.


Rip Current risk will be elevated over the weekend.


Hazardous Conditions are expected to develop on the marine waters Saturday as winds increase to 25-35 knots with gusts to 40 knots.


Liberty County EMA is actively monitoring and will update accordingly.

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