Good Tuesday Morning
After some early morning clouds, skies will become mostly sunny Today with afternoon highs in the lower 70s. In fact most of the week looks dry, trending cooler by Thursday and Friday
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Tuesday looks decent…early morning clouds giving way to partly to mostly sunny skies, highs in the low 70s and a bit of a breezy southwest wind at 10-20 mph
Cuba and Florida are bracing for significant impacts from “Hurricane Ian”. The storm has strengthened to a category 2 hurricane and rapid intensification next 24 hours expected as Ian makes it’s way to the western part of Cuba this morning
An impact in Florida looks likely but the exact location of landfall on the west coast of Florida is still uncertain.
Here’s the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center. New this evening–tropical storm and hurricane watches have been issued for the Florida west coast, including a “Hurricane Warning” for Tampa Bay. Right now, the storm track shows Ian slowing down it forward speed and paralleling the Florida WEST coast, before making landfall north of Tampa.
On this track, Ian would bring significant storm surge flooding, particularly around Tampa Bay, in addition to significant rainfall flooding. Hurricane-force winds are likely