Tropical Storm Elsa Update

8:00 p.m. Advisory: Elsa has been upgraded to a Hurricane. The center of Hurricane Elsa is about 100 miles south/southwest of Tampa or about 75 miles west of Fort Myers. The impacts remain the same across the area however, with the Hurricane Warning remaining in effect for Pinellas and coastal Hillsborough County north and Tropical Storm Warnings south of Tampa Bay. Storm Surge of 3 to 5 feet is possible north of Englewood in Sarasota County, with 2 to 4 feet possible to the south. Storm Surge Warnings remain in effect for the entire west central and southwest Florida coast. A Tornado Watch continues through 11:00 p.m. for the I-4 corridor south, and the tornado threat will shift northward overnight. A flood watch continues across the area.

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