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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Hurricane Sally Update #8: Dangerous Roadway Conditions Exist, City-Wide Curfew Extended

WEATHER UPDATE 8 (1)

Gulf Shores, Ala. – City officials are actively assessing the impacts from Hurricane Sally. Citizens should be aware that hazardous conditions exist along many roadways, making them impassable and extremely dangerous. Numerous streets are blocke...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Hurricane Sally Update #7: Roads and Bridges Closing in Gulf Shores

WEATHER UPDATE 7

Gulf Shores City officials want to reiterate the life-threatening flooding and hazardous travel conditions due to Hurricane Sally. Flooding conditions have inundated numerous roads and bridges throughout the City of Gulf Shores. Multiple bridges and roads...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Hurricane Sally Update #6: City of Gulf Shores Experiences Flooded Roadway Conditions, Curfew Issued

WEATHER UPDATE 5 (2)

As Hurricane Sally’s track continues to shift east, local conditions continue to worsen in the City of Gulf Shores and surrounding areas. Extreme life-threatening and historic flooding conditions are anticipated throughout the duration of this s...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Hurricane Sally Update #5: Sally Upgraded to Hurricane Forcing Beach Closures

WEATHER UPDATE 5 (1)

Due to the increasingly dangerous conditions anticipated from Hurricane Sally, Governor Kay Ivey has issued a supplemental State of Emergency forcing all City of Gulf Shores beaches and all public beach accesses to close at 3 p.m. In addition, those resid...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

TS Sally Update #4: City of Gulf Shores Under Hurricane Warning, State of Emergency Declared

WEATHER UPDATE 4

In a Special City Council Meeting this morning, Gulf Shores Mayor Robert Craft and members of the City Council declared a State of Emergency for the City of Gulf Shores due to Tropical Storm Sally.

As of the 6 a.m., Monday, September 14, advisory issued by...

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Posted on: September 13, 2020

TS Sally Update #3: Dangerous and Significant Flooding Event Anticipated

WEATHER UPDATE 3

As of the 5 p.m., Sunday, September 13, advisory issued by the National Weather Service, a Tropical Storm Warning, Hurricane Watch, Storm Surge Watch, and Flash Flood Watch remain in effect for the Coastal Baldwin County area, which includes the City Gulf...

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Posted on: September 13, 2020

TS Sally Update #2: Tropical Storm Warning, Hurricane Watch and Flash Flood Watch Remain in Effect

WEATHER UPDATE 2

City of Gulf Shores officials continue to monitor the developments of Tropical Storm Sally. As of the 11 a.m., Sunday, September 13, 2020, advisory issued by the National Weather Service., a Tropical Storm Warning, Hurricane Watch and Flash Flood Watch re...

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Posted on: September 12, 2020

TS Sally Update # 1: Hurricane and Flash Flood Watches Issued

WEATHER UPDATE

As of the 4 p.m. CST advisory issued by the National Weather Service, a Hurricane Watch is now in effect for the Coastal Baldwin County area, which includes the Gulf Shores and the Fort Morgan peninsula due to the expected impacts from Tropical Storm Sall...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

City Council Work Session - September 8, 2020, Agenda Overview

COW 9-8-2020

The Gulf Shores City Council Work Session Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 8, at 4 p.m. at the Erie Hall Meyer Civic Center. This meeting is open to public attendance. Masks and social distancing will be required.

Questions and comments will be t...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Gulf Shores Airport Authority Breaks Ground for New Air Traffic Control Tower Facility at JKA

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Today, the Airport Authority of Gulf Shores held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new air traffic control tower facility at Jack Edwards National Airport (JKA). The new tower was made possible through $6.13 million in grant funding from both the Federal ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

The City of Gulf Shores Announces Labor Day Closures

Labor Day Hours

In honor of Labor Day, administrative offices for the City of Gulf Shores will be closed on Monday, September 7. Police, fire and other emergency services will remain open to ensure public safety and health. Regular operations will resume on Tuesday, Sept...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

The City of Gulf Shores Announces 2020 Municipal Election Results

2020 Election Candidates

The City of Gulf Shores has announced the results from today’s municipal elections. These results are unofficial pending the count of the provisional ballots by the Board of Registrars and canvasing by the Gulf Shores City Council on September 1...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

New Collaborative Learning Center Addition Approved for Gulf Shores Elementary

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At the July 27, 2020, Gulf Shores City Council Meeting, Mayor Robert Craft and the City Council unanimously approved a resolution to move forward with the addition of a new Science, Reading, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STREAM) Collaborative Le...

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