Tropical Storm Emily has been downgraded to a tropical depression forecast to leave Florida’s Atlantic coast on Tuesday morning.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami says that as of 6:03 a.m., T.D. Emily was inland about 43 miles north-northeast of Vero beach, Florida and moving east-northeast at 10 mph. The storm has been rain-maker for central and especially south Florida.
Posted Monday, July 31, 2017
The National Hurricane Center forecasts heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Emily over central and southern Florida between now and Tuesday. At 11 a.m. Eastern Time, T.S. Emily’s maximum sustained winds were 45 mph. The storm was located at 27.6 North, longitude 82.8 West and moving east around 9 miles per hour, according to the NHC’s 11 a.m. public advisory.
Tropical storm warnings are in effect from the Anclote River to Bonita Beach, Florida.
The NHC expects the storm to turn to the northeast and pick up speed tonight and Tuesday. Emily’s forecast track is to move inland over west-central Florida this afternoon, across central Florida through tonight and move offshore into the Atlantic on Tuesday.
Click on link below to see live web camera views of beach conditions as Tropical Storm Emily approaches the mouth of Tampa Bay.