Alberto not scaring away all the tourists from Pensacola Beach


PLAN FOR CLEANUP. OUR TEAM COVERAGE CONTINUES IN NORTHWEST FLORIDA. THE THREAT OF ALBERTO … MAYBE AFFECTING … MEMORIAL WEEKEND TOURISM ON OUR AREA BEACHES. NEWS FIVE’S BRYANT CLERKLEY JOINS US LIVE FROM PENSACOLA BEACH… AND BRYANT I UNDERSTAND YOU SPOKE WITH A LOT OF OUT-OF-TOWNERS TODAY. DO THEY PLAN TO STAY OR GO. WELL … IT DEPENDS ON WHO YOU ASK … BUT IT SEEMS LIKE MOST WILL STAY. THOSE WHO PLAN TO STAY WILL TAKE PRECAUTIONS SOT1 JOSEPH DOWNING/ TOURIST “I DON’T REALLY PLAN ON GOING OUT THERE. RIP CURRENTS AND STUFF WILL TAKE YOU OUT, BUT FOR THE MOST PART I’M GOING TO TRY AND ENJOY THE SUN AS MUCH AS I CAN.” LIFEGUARDS AT PENSACOLA BEACH SAY THEY WILL BE MONITORING CONDITIONS THE ENTIRE WEEKEND. RIGHT NOW YELLOW FLAGS ARE UP AT THE BEACH, BUT LIFEGUARDS SAY THEY EXPECT THERE TO BE RIP CURRENTS AS THE STORM GETS CLOSER… SO RED FLAGS COULD BE A POSSIBILITY. BUT THAT’S NOT STOPPING TOURISTS FROM GETTING THEIR BEACH TIME IN. RAY SANCHEZ IS HERE FROM HOUSTON. SOT2 RAY SANCHEZ/ TOURIST “YOU KNOW WE’RE GOING TO STICK IT OUT AND JUST WAIT TO SEE HOW IT GOES. OUR PLAN IS TO BE HERE, SO REGARDLESS OF WHAT HAPPENS WE’LL TRY TO COME BACK AND BE HERE.” ONE MAN VISITING FROM GERMANY SAYS THE WEATHER HAS CAUSED HIM TO CHANGE HIS PLANS. SOT3 FRED/ TOURIST “THE LAST HOTEL WE BOOKED WAS IN PANAMA CITY. AND DUE TO THE FORECAST OF THE BAD WEATHER WE CANCELLED THE ROOM AND NOW WE ARE TURNING OUR TRIP AND WE’RE GOING SOMEWHERE ELSE.” ESCAMBIA COUNTY FLORIDA OFFICIALS SAY SHELTERS WILL OPEN IF THEY’RE NEEDED. LIVE AT PENSACOLA BEACH, I’M BRYANT CLERKLEY, WKRG NEWS FIVE.

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