Tropical Storm Fred was anticipated to realize power from the nice and cozy waters of the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday earlier than slamming into the Florida Panhandle later Monday.
The Nationwide Hurricane Middle mentioned Fred is ready to deliver heavy rains, winds and storm surge flooding to a few of the coastal areas alongside Florida and Alabama.
A storm surge warning has been issued from the Indian Go to the Steinhatchee River, the NHC mentioned. A tropical storm warning additionally has been issued for the coast of the Florida Panhandle from Navarre to the Wakulla and Jefferson County line.
Water ranges might rise 2 to 4 toes within the storm surge warning space, consultants mentioned.
The storm was about 200 miles from Florida’s coast Sunday afternoon, with most sustained winds of 40 mph.
On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for 23 of the state’s counties in anticipation of Fred.
Tropical Storm Grace additionally is anticipated to hit Haiti this week, simply days after the nation suffered a devastating, lethal 7.2 magnitude earthquake Saturday, killing no less than 724 folks.
A tropical storm warning involving Grace has been issued by the NHC for the US Virgin Islands, components of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Grace is shifting northwest at round 16 mph, with max sustained winds of 40 mph. It’s anticipated to make landfall on the island of Hispaniola on Monday.