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Tropical Storm Elsa makes landfall in Florida Wednesday morning

Tropical-storm-force winds extend 90 miles from the center of the storm
Published: Jul. 7, 2021 at 4:59 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 7, 2021 at 1:20 PM CDT
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MIAMI, Florida (KBTX) - Tropical Storm Elsa made landfall in Taylor County, Florida with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph just before 10am Wednesday morning according to the early morning update from the National Hurricane Center.

Here is the latest information regarding Tropical Storm Elsa:

LocationMaximum Sustained WindMovementMinimum Pressure
105 miles W of Jacksonville, FL50 mphNorth at 14 mph1002 mb

A turn to the northeast is expected later today, pointing toward the Big Bend region of Florida. Tropical storm winds will likely be felt across the northwestern quadrant of the Florida Peninsula and parts of the Panhandle. Isolated severe storms will be possible east of the center of circulation.

After passing through the Georgia and the Carolinas as a weak tropical storm or strong tropical depression, it is expected to strengthen back to tropical storm status pre-sunrise Friday before bypassing Washington D.C., New York, and Boston.

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