At the time of the 5 am recommendation, Elsa is slightly weakened. Tropical Cyclone Elsa currently has only a wind of 65 mph.
Most of the effects of storms on southwestern Florida continue to be at risk of heavy rains, gusts, storm surges, coastal floods, high waves, and tornadoes.
As a result, tornado surveillance is in place throughout southwestern Florida (excluding Collier County) until 8 am.
The accumulation of rainfall is mainly 1 to 4 inches, and the total is isolated. Winds gust near the coast at nearly 45-65 mph, with slightly lower gusts inland.
Coastal Charlotte and Lee counties can see water level rises of 2-4 feet, especially at high tide. The Coastal Collier is expected to be 1-3 feet less due to the distance from the storm.
Storm surge warnings are valid from Bonita Beach on the west coast of Florida to the Aucilla River, including Tampa Bay.
Storm surge monitoring is effective from the west of the Auchilla River to the Ocrocony River.
In addition, Charlotte and Lee counties have tropical cyclone warnings.
Tropical cyclone warming has ceased at South Bonita Beach.
Coastal and street floods can occur due to already saturated ground and additional rainfall. Flood alerts are valid in Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Desoto, and Highland counties.
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Tropical Cyclone Elsa is slightly weaker with the latest update
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