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Florida in cone of Tropical Storm Eta: Latest forecast

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The storm made landfall at 11:00 p.m ET, Nov. eight with 65-mph winds.

TAMPA, Fla — It is official: Tropical Storm Eta has made landfall on Decrease Matecumbe Key, Florida as of 11:00 p.m. ET.

The storm at present has winds of 65 mph and is transferring west-northwest at 14 mph as of the most recent replace from the Nationwide Hurricane Heart. Doppler radar is credited with flagging the storm’s landfall on one of many Florida Keys’ islands.

A hurricane warning is now issued for the Florida Keys from Ocean Reef to the Dry Tortugas, together with Florida Bay.

A hurricane watch is in impact for the South Florida coast from Golden Seaside to Bonita Seaside.

A storm surge warning can also be in impact for the Florida Keys from Ocean Reef to the Dry Tortugas, together with Florida Bay. A storm surge watch is in impact from Bonita Seaside to Golden Seaside.

A tropical storm warning is in impact for the Florida Coast from the Brevard/Volusia County line to Englewood, Lake Okeechobee, in addition to all the Florida Keys. On Sunday morning, the Nationwide Climate Service included DeSoto and Highlands counties in its tropical storm warning.

A tropical storm watch is in impact for the Florida Coast from north Englewood to Anna Maria Island, coastal and inland Manatee County, DeSoto, Hardee, and coastal and inland Sarasota County.

The following transfer for the storm shall be to move into the southeast Gulf of Mexico Monday within the afternoon hours into Tuesday. 

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The Nationwide Hurricane Heart additionally forecasts Eta to close hurricane energy whereas approaching the Keys Monday. 

There stays vital uncertainty within the long-range forecast of the monitor and depth. What we do know is that Eta will start to show again to the west beginning on Sunday. This flip might occur as far south as over Cuba or as far north as over South Florida. The final couple of updates from the NHC have shifted the cone barely nearer to the southern tip of Florida when this flip occurs Sunday into Monday. 

Whatever the actual path of the storm, rain from Eta will begin spreading into the Tampa Bay space by Monday with considerably breezy situations. 

Proceed to examine again with 10 Tampa Bay because the system tracks north and the main points of its impacts develop into extra clear. 

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