Hurricane Irma

—1:30 PM SEPT 6—

Hurricane Irma Update:

The latest storm track shows that Irma has shifted more to the right. At this time, we are reasonably confident that our communities will be safe for the remainder of the week. However, we will continue to evaluate the situation for any unpredictable changes. We are following the Bay County Emergency Operations Center for guidance and leadership.

Please stay calm and be safe.

— SEPT 5—

PCHA is closely monitoring the development associated with Hurricane Irma. As the week progresses and the forecast becomes more reliable, we will update residents of any necessary procedures or evacuations. Please use this time to prepare your family and yourself for the storm – just in case.

Emergency Checklist

  • Flashlight with fresh batteries
  • Medications
  • Legal documents: SS cards, Birth Certificates, etc.
  • Personal hygiene products, diapers, etc.
  • Battery operated radio with fresh batteries
  • Bottled water for several days
  • Canned and non-perishable foods to cover several days
  • Manual can opener
  • Candles and matches
  • Paper plates, utensils, napkins, etc.
  • Phone numbers of family, friends, physicians, etc.
  • Extra eyeglasses, hearing aids with fresh batteries

Please secure or bring in all items on your patios and porches. Items can become airborne during high winds.

We also recommend registering your phone number at for up to date weather notices from the Emergency Management Center.

Please stay calm and be safe.