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TROPICAL STORM ELSA: Florida’s DeSantis Declares State Of Emergency

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Tropical Storm Watch In Effect For Florida Keys.

Tropical storm elsa 5pm Saturday June 3 2021
Tropical Storm Elsa from National Hurricane Center at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2021.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Saturday afternoon declared a “State of Emergency” for Tropical Storm Elsa which may impact the peninsula on Monday or Tuesday. The storm was downgraded from Hurricane to Tropical Storm status earlier today.

Read the complete text of the executive order, below.

Executive-Order-21-150-Elsa

As of late Saturday afternoon, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said the storm is still on a path for South Florida, but it’s unclear whether the impact will ultimately be Southwest Florida, including Fort Myers and Naples; Southeast Florida including Miami-Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County, or whether Elsa will move west and stay in the Gulf.

From the NHC Saturday afternoon:

BULLETIN
Tropical Storm Elsa Advisory Number 14
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL052021
500 PM EDT Sat Jul 03 2021

…CENTER OF ELSA CLOSE TO THE SOUTHWESTERN PENINSULA OF HAITI…
…NEW TROPICAL STORM WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN CUBA AND THE FLORIDA
KEYS…

SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT…2100 UTC…INFORMATION

LOCATION…17.5N 73.9W
ABOUT 130 MI…210 KM SW OF PORT AU PRINCE HAITI
ABOUT 195 MI…310 KM E OF KINGSTON JAMAICA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…70 MPH…110 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…WNW OR 290 DEGREES AT 28 MPH…44 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1000 MB…29.53 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS

CHANGES WITH THIS ADVISORY:

A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for the Florida Keys from
Craig Key westward to the Dry Tortugas.

The Government of Cuba has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the
provinces of Ciego de Avila, Sancti Spiritus, Villa Clara, and
Cienfuegos, and a Tropical Storm Watch for the provinces of
Mayabeque and Havana.

SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT:

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for…

  • Southern portion of Haiti from Port Au Prince to the southern
    border with the Dominican Republic.

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for…

  • The coast of Haiti north of Port Au Prince
  • Southern coast of Dominican Republic from Punta Palenque to the
    border with Haiti
  • The Cuban provinces of Camaguey, Granma, Guantanamo, Holguin,
    Las Tunas, Santiago de Cuba, Ciego de Avila, Sancti Spiritus, Villa
    Clara, and Cienfuegos
  • Jamaica

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for…

  • The Cuban provinces of Camaguey, Granma, Guantanamo, Holguin,
    Las Tunas, and Santiago de Cuba

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for…

  • South coast of the Dominican Republic east of Punta Palenque to
    Cabo Engano
  • Cayman Brac and Little Cayman
  • The Cuban provinces of Matanzas, Mayabeque, and Havana
  • The Florida Keys from Craig Key westward to the Dry Tortugas

A Hurricane Warning means that hurricane conditions are expected
somewhere within the warning area. Preparations to protect life
and property should be rushed to completion.

A Tropical Storm Warning means that tropical storm conditions are
expected somewhere within the warning area.

A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions are possible
within the watch area. A watch is typically issued 48 hours
before the anticipated first occurrence of tropical-storm-force
winds, conditions that make outside preparations difficult or
dangerous.

A Tropical Storm Watch means that tropical storm conditions are
possible within the watch area.

Interests elsewhere in the Cuba, the Cayman Islands, the Florida
peninsula, and the Florida Keys should monitor the progress of Elsa.
Additional watches and warnings will likely be required tonight or
on Sunday.

For storm information specific to your area in the United States,
including possible inland watches and warnings, please monitor
products issued by your local National Weather Service forecast
office. For storm information specific to your area outside of the
United States, please monitor products issued by your national
meteorological service.

FORECAST POSITIONS AND MAX WINDS

INIT 03/1500Z 17.0N 71.6W 60 KT 70 MPH
12H 04/0000Z 18.1N 74.0W 60 KT 70 MPH
24H 04/1200Z 19.6N 76.7W 60 KT 70 MPH
36H 05/0000Z 21.2N 78.9W 55 KT 65 MPH
48H 05/1200Z 22.7N 80.5W 45 KT 50 MPH…INLAND
60H 06/0000Z 24.0N 81.8W 50 KT 60 MPH…OVER WATER
72H 06/1200Z 25.9N 82.5W 55 KT 65 MPH
96H 07/1200Z 30.0N 82.5W 50 KT 60 MPH…INLAND
120H 08/1200Z 35.0N 78.0W 35 KT 40 MPH…INLAND

 

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