Tropical storm warnings issued for parts of Florida as potential cyclone approaches

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Tropical storm warnings issued for parts of Florida as potential cyclone approaches

As of 5 a.m. Saturday, Potential Tropical Cyclone 1 was still crawling toward Florida, which is expected to bring heavy rain to some areas. The system was located about 65 miles north of Dry Tortugas and about 100 miles southwest of Fort Myers, Florida. PTC 1 was circling across the Gulf of Mexico with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph. The system accelerated overnight and was moving northeast at 18 mph. A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning zone within 36 hours. Rain can produce considerable flash and urban flooding. Heavy rain is sure to impact South Florida and the Florida Keys, as well as the Bahamas on Saturday. The NHC says tropical storm conditions are expected mostly in squalls for warning areas. allowing this system to strengthen. It could be early Saturday morning before it can organize enough to be a tropical storm. The probability of the system becoming a depression or a tropical storm within the next 48 hours remains at 90%. Central Florida will experience the worst weather due to the tropical system between 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 a.m. Sunday. Video below: Items to buy during the hurricane sales tax period. another that can be picked up by the wind. Understand hurricane forecast models and cones. Prepare to cover all the windows in your home. If shutters have not been installed, use pre-cut plywood. Check the batteries and stock up on canned food, first aid supplies, drinking water and medicine. The WESH 2 First Alert Storm Team recommends having these items ready before the storm hits. Water: One gallon of water per person per dayCanned foods and soup, such as beans and chiliCan opener for cans without the easy-open lidsAssemble a first aid kitTwo weeks of prescription medicationBaby/children’s needs , such as baby formula and diapersFlashlight and batteriesWeather radio battery operatedWHAT TO DO WHEN A HURRICANE WARNING IS ISSUEDListen to the advice of local authorities. If advised to evacuate, leave. Complete Preparedness Activities If you are not advised to evacuate, stay indoors, away from windows. Watch out for tornadoes. Tornadoes can occur during a hurricane and after it passes. Stay indoors, in the center of your home, in a windowless closet or bathroom.HOW YOUR SMARTPHONE CAN HELP YOU DURING A HURRICANEYour smartphone can be your best friend in a hurricane – with the right websites and applications, you can turn it into a powerful tool to guide you through the approach, arrival and aftermath of a storm. Download the WESH 2 News app for iOS | AndroidEnable emergency alerts – if you have an iPhone, select settings, then go to notifications. From there, look for government alerts and enable emergency alerts. If you have an Android phone, from the home page of the app, scroll right at the bottom and click “Settings”. In the settings menu, click on “Severe weather alerts”. From the menu, select from the most severe, moderately severe, or all alerts. If you must evacuate, the most important thing you can do to protect your pets is to evacuate them as well. Leaving pets behind, even if you try to create a safe space for them, can result in injury or death. Contact hotels and motels outside your immediate area to see if they allow pets. if they could house your pet.

As of 5 a.m. Saturday, Potential Tropical Cyclone 1 was still crawling toward Florida, which is expected to bring heavy rain to some areas.

The system was located about 65 miles north of Dry Tortugas and about 100 miles southwest of Fort Myers, Florida. PTC 1 was circling across the Gulf of Mexico with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph. The system accelerated overnight and was moving northeast at 18 mph.

A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning zone within 36 hours.

Rain can produce considerable flash and urban flooding. Heavy rain is sure to impact South Florida and the Florida Keys, as well as the Bahamas on Saturday. The NHC says tropical storm conditions are expected mostly in squalls for warning areas.

Miami firefighters shared a chilling video of a flooded street:

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Sister station WESH meteorologist Cam Tran said the system is struggling with dry air and southwesterly wind shear, which is not allowing this system to strengthen. It could be early Saturday morning before it can organize enough to be a tropical storm.

The probability of the system becoming a depression or a tropical storm within the next 48 hours remains at 90%.

Central Florida will experience the worst weather due to the tropical system between 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 a.m. Sunday.

Video below: Items to buy during the hurricane sales tax period

KNOW WHAT TO DO WHEN A HURRICANE WATCH IS ISSUED

  • Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for storm updates.
  • Be prepared to bring indoor patio furniture, outdoor decorations or ornaments, trash cans, hanging plants, and anything that can be blown away.
  • Understand hurricane forecast models and cones.
  • Prepare to cover all the windows in your home. If shutters have not been installed, use pre-cut plywood.
  • Check the batteries and stock up on canned goods, first aid supplies, drinking water and medicine.

The WESH 2 First Alert Storm Team recommends having these items ready before the storm hits.

  • Bottled water: One gallon of water per person per day
  • Preserves and soups, such as beans and chili
  • Can opener for cans without easy-open lids
  • Assemble a first aid kit
  • Two weeks of prescription medication
  • Baby/child needs, such as formula and diapers
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Battery operated weather radio

WHAT TO DO WHEN A HURRICANE WARNING IS ISSUED

  • Listen to the advice of local elected officials. If you are advised to evacuate, leave.
  • Complete preparation activities
  • If you are not advised to evacuate, stay indoors, away from windows.
  • Watch out for tornadoes. Tornadoes can occur during a hurricane and after it passes. Stay indoors, in the center of your home, in a windowless closet or bathroom.

HOW YOUR SMARTPHONE CAN HELP YOU DURING A HURRICANE

Your smartphone can be your best friend in a hurricane. With the right websites and apps, you can make this a powerful tool to guide you through the approach, arrival and aftermath of a storm.

Download the WESH 2 News app to iOS | android

Turn on emergency alerts – if you have an iPhone, select settings, then go to notifications. From there, look for government alerts and enable emergency alerts.

If you have an Android phone, from the home page of the app, scroll right at the bottom and click “Settings”. In the settings menu, click on “Severe weather alerts”. From the menu, select from most severe, moderately severe, or all alerts.

PET AND PET SAFETY

Your pet should be part of your family plan. If you must evacuate, the most important thing you can do to protect your pets is to evacuate them as well. Leaving pets behind, even if you try to create a safe space for them, can result in injury or death.

  • Contact hotels and motels outside your immediate area to see if they allow pets.
  • Ask friends, relatives and others outside the affected area if they could house your pet.


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