Hurricane Condition Two has been declared at Eglin by the 96th Air Base Wing Commander as of Saturday due to the threat of Hurricane Dennis.
Hurricane Condition Two means destructive winds of 58 mph or greater are possible within 48 hours.
People should make sure they have adequate supplies of water, money and nonperishable food.
Eglin officials remind people to monitor television or radio broadcasts for the National Hurricane Center's latest forecast.
For up to date information, call 1-800-435-9941. Officials are working to have the Air Force Portal, Robins Air Force Base and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Websites maintained with up to date information throughout the storm.