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Tropical Storm Warning issued for parts of Central Florida as Elsa nears Florida Keys – WESH Orlando

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As Storm Elsa nears the Florida Keys, a tropical storm warning has been issued for portions of Central Florida. Sumter County and parts of Marion County are now under a Tropical Storm Warning.At 5 a.m. on Tuesday, the center of Tropical Storm Elsa was located 50 miles south west of Key West, according to forecasters. Elsa was moving toward the north-northwest near 12 mph with maximum sustained winds at 60 mph.>>TRACKING ELSA: The latest maps, models and pathsElsa is forecasted to pass over near the Florida Keys Tuesday morning.After Elsa passes the Florida Keys, forecasters expect the storm to move near or over portions of Florida’s west coast on Tuesday and Wednesday.Related: Video shows storm damage in Barbados from ElsaThe National Hurricane Center says a couple of tornados are possible for parts of Florida on Tuesday and continue into Wednesday.Forecasters say the Florida Keys and into the southwest and western portions of the Florida Peninsula will see around three to five inches of localized rain and up to eight inches through Wednesday.The rest of Florida will see two to four inches with totals up to six through Wednesday night.>> WESH 2 News 2021 Hurricane Survival Guide>> Surviving the Season: Hurricane Season 2021A Hurricane Watch is in effect for:Egmont Key to the Steinhatchee River, FloridaA Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for:The Florida Keys from Craig Key westward to the Dry TortugasThe Cuban provinces of Matanzas, Mayabeque, Havana and ArtemisaWest coast of Florida northward and westward to the Ochlockonee RiverA Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for:Egmont Key to the Steinhatchee River, Florida West of the Ochlockonee River to Indian Pass, FloridaMouth of St. Marys River to South Santee River, South Carolina A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for:The Florida west coast from Bonita Beach northward to the Aucilla River including Tampa Bay.A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for:West of the Aucilla River to the Ochlockonee RiverPHN0eWxlPi5lbWJlZC1yYWRhciB7IGNsZWFyOiBib3RoOyBoZWlnaHQ6IDEwMHZ3OyB9IEBtZWRpYSBvbmx5IHNjcmVlbiBhbmQgKG1pbi13aWR0aDogNDEuMjVyZW0pIHsgLmVtYmVkLXJhZGFyIHsgaGVpZ2h0OiA1MDBweDsgfSB9PC9zdHlsZT4KPHNjcmlwdCB0eXBlPSJ0ZXh0L2phdmFzY3JpcHQiIHNyYz0iaHR0cHM6Ly93aWRnZXRzLWx0cy5tZWRpYS53ZWF0aGVyLmNvbS93eHdpZGdldC5sb2FkZXIuanM/Y2lkPTI4Mjg1MjgwMSI+PC9zY3JpcHQ+CjxkaXYgY2xhc3M9ImVtYmVkLXJhZGFyIiAgcm9sZT0ibWFpbiIgIGFyaWEtbGFiZWw9IlJhZGFyIE1hcCBmcm9tIFRoZSBXZWF0aGVyIENvbXBhbnksIGFuIElCTSBCdXNpbmVzcy4gWW91IG1heSBiZSBhYmxlIHRvIGZpbmQgdGhlIHNhbWUgY29udGVudCBpbiBhbm90aGVyIGZvcm1hdCwgb3IgeW91IG1heSBiZSBhYmxlIHRvIGZpbmQgbW9yZSBpbmZvcm1hdGlvbiwgYXQgV2VhdGhlci5jb20iPgo8d3gtd2lkZ2V0IHR5cGU9Im1hcCIgbGF0aXR1ZGU9IjMwLjIxMDU2MDYiIGxvbmdpdHVkZT0iLTc5LjMyOTA3OCIgbWVudWl0ZW1zPSIwMDE1LDAwMDEsMDAxNywwMDIxIiBtYXBpZD0iMDAyMiIgbWVtYmVyaWQ9IjExNjkiIHpvb21sZXZlbD0iNCIgc3RhbmRhbG9uZT0idHJ1ZSIgb3BhY2l0eT0iLjYiIGZ1bGxzY3JlZW49InRydWUiIGhlYWRlcj0iZmFsc2UiIGpzPSJsdHMiIGFuaW1hdGU9InRydWUiPjwvd3gtd2lkZ2V0Pgo8L2Rpdj4=

As Storm Elsa nears the Florida Keys, a tropical storm warning has been issued for portions of Central Florida. Sumter County and parts of Marion County are now under a Tropical Storm Warning.

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At 5 a.m. on Tuesday, the center of Tropical Storm Elsa was located 50 miles south west of Key West, according to forecasters. Elsa was moving toward the north-northwest near 12 mph with maximum sustained winds at 60 mph.

>>TRACKING ELSA: The latest maps, models and paths

Elsa is forecasted to pass over near the Florida Keys Tuesday morning.

After Elsa passes the Florida Keys, forecasters expect the storm to move near or over portions of Florida’s west coast on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Related: Video shows storm damage in Barbados from Elsa

The National Hurricane Center says a couple of tornados are possible for parts of Florida on Tuesday and continue into Wednesday.

Forecasters say the Florida Keys and into the southwest and western portions of the Florida Peninsula will see around three to five inches of localized rain and up to eight inches through Wednesday.

The rest of Florida will see two to four inches with totals up to six through Wednesday night.

>> WESH 2 News 2021 Hurricane Survival Guide

>> Surviving the Season: Hurricane Season 2021

A Hurricane Watch is in effect for:

  • Egmont Key to the Steinhatchee River, Florida

A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for:

  • The Florida Keys from Craig Key westward to the Dry Tortugas
  • The Cuban provinces of Matanzas, Mayabeque, Havana and Artemisa
  • West coast of Florida northward and westward to the Ochlockonee River

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for:

  • Egmont Key to the Steinhatchee River, Florida West of the Ochlockonee River to Indian Pass, Florida
  • Mouth of St. Marys River to South Santee River, South Carolina

A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for:

  • The Florida west coast from Bonita Beach northward to the Aucilla River including Tampa Bay.

A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for:

  • West of the Aucilla River to the Ochlockonee River

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