Florida tropical storm watches, warnings due to Hurricane Ian

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Video above: The latest tropical forecast from WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists. Parts of Okeechobee County and the Treasure Coast are once again in uncertainty from Hurricane Ian as of Tuesday morning. Our entire area has been warned of tropical storms and watches as Hurricane Ian rapidly intensifies as it heads toward the state.Weather | Radar | hurricanes | Traffic | uLocal | Facebook | Twitter | InstagramGov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency for the entire state of Florida in preparation for the storm. WPBF 25 First Alert Weather meteorologists predict that South Florida will start seeing the effects of Ian on Tuesday and Wednesday with serious weather risks. WPBF 25 News has declared both days to be First Warning Weather Days. Some schools have canceled classes. Informative: 2022 WPBF 25 First Warning Weather Hurricane Survival Guide This comes as another disturbance rages in the Atlantic Ocean. Outlook: As of 5 a.m. Tuesday, Ian will be 8 miles south of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 125 mph and is moving north at 12 mph. The storm’s cone of uncertainty moved east, including Okeechobee County and parts of the Treasure Coast. Related Reports: Utilities, water management districts prepare for potential storm The storm is expected to turn northeast and move across the Florida Keys on Tuesday and approach Florida’s west coast on Wednesday. In the Keys there is likely to be up to 20 inches of rain. The deepest water will come to shore near the right side of the hurricane’s center. Central and western Florida can see up to 16 inches of rain, while the rest of the peninsula can see about 20 inches of rain. Tornadoes are possible across the Florida peninsula late Monday night and Tuesday. South Florida is threatened by severe storms on Tuesday and Wednesday. Video below: State leaders urge everyone in Florida to prepare for potential storm impacts Watches and Warnings: A hurricane warning is in effect for: Cuban provinces of Isla de Juventud, Pinar del Rio and Artemisa Bonita Beach to the Anclote River, includes Tampa Bay Dry Tortugas Hurricane watch is in effect for: north of the Anclote River to the Suwannee River A tropical storm warning is in effect for: Cuban provinces of La Habana, Mayabeque, and Matanzas Lower Florida Keys of Seven Mile Bridge west to Key WestFlamingo to Bonita Beach Suwanee River to the Anclote RiverVolusia/Brevard County Line south to Jupiter InletLake Okeechobee Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for: North of the Suwannee River to Indian PassAltamaha Sound to Volusia/Brevard County lineDeerfield Beach to Jupiter InletA storm surge warning is in effect for: Anclote River southward n To FlamingoTampa BayA storm surge watch is in effect for… The Florida Keys from the Card Sound Bridge west to Key WestDry Tortugas Florida BayAucilla River to Anclote RiverAltamaha Sound to Flagler/Volusia County LineSaint Johns RiverWatch the video below for full descriptions of the watches and warnings.WPBF 25 Storm Shorts: Terms You Need to Know WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologist Glenn Glazer discussed possibility of a tropical system hitting Florida in late September in the WPBF 2022 hurricane season forecast.Video below: WPBF 25 News 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season ForecastKeep up to date with the latest weather updates with the WPBF 25 News app. You can download it here.

Video above: The latest tropical forecast from WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists.

Parts of Okeechobee County and the Treasure Coast are once again in uncertainty from Hurricane Ian as of Tuesday morning.

Our entire area has been warned of tropical storms and is watching as Hurricane Ian rapidly intensifies as it moves toward the state.

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Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for the entire state of Florida in preparation for the storm.

WPBF 25 First Alert Weather meteorologists predict that South Florida will start seeing the effects of Ian on Tuesday and Wednesday with serious weather risks. WPBF 25 News has declared both days to be First Warning Weather Days. Some schools have canceled classes.

Informative: 2022 WPBF 25 First Hurricane Weather Warning Guide

This comes as another disturbance in the Atlantic is spinning.

Outlook:

As of 5 a.m. Tuesday, Ian will be 8 miles south of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 125 mph and is moving north at 12 mph.

The storm’s uncertainty cone moved east, including Okeechobee County and parts of the Treasure Coast.

Related Coverage: Utilities, Water Management Districts Prepare for Possible Storm

The storm is expected to turn to the northeast, moving across the Florida Keys on Tuesday and approaching Florida’s west coast on Wednesday. Up to 20 centimeters of rain can fall in the Keys.

Tampa Bay could see about 10 feet of storm surge, the NHC predicted. The deepest water will come to the immediate shore near the center of the hurricane.

Following the tropics

Central and western Florida could see up to 16 inches of rain, while the rest of the peninsula could see about 20 inches of rain. Tornadoes are possible across the Florida peninsula late Monday night and Tuesday. South Florida is threatened by severe storms on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Video below: State leaders urge everyone in Florida to prepare for potential storm impacts


Watches and Alerts:

watches and alerts

A hurricane warning is in effect for:

  • Cuban provinces of Isla de Juventud, Pinar del Rio and Artemisa
  • Bonita Beach to Anclote River Including Tampa Bay
  • Dry Tortugas

A hurricane watch is in effect for:

  • North of the Anclote River to the Suwannee River

A tropical storm warning is in effect for:

  • Cuban provinces of La Habana, Mayabeque and Matanzas
  • Lower Florida Keys from Seven Mile Bridge west to Key West
  • Flamingo to Bonita Beach
  • Suwanee River to the Anclote River
  • Volusia/Brevard County Line south to Jupiter Inlet
  • Lake Okeechobee

A tropical storm watch is in effect for:

  • North of the Suwannee River to Indian Pass
  • Altamaha Sound to Volusia/Brevard County Line
  • Deerfield Beach to Jupiter Inlet

A storm surge warning is in effect for:

  • Anclote River south to Flamingo
  • Tampa Bay

A storm surge barrier is in effect for…

  • The Florida Keys from the Card Sound Bridge west to Key West
  • Dry Tortugas
  • Florida Bay
  • Aucilla River to Anclote River
  • Altamaha Sound to Flagler/Volusia County Line
  • Saint Johns River

Watch the video below for full descriptions of what the watches and warnings mean.

WPBF 25 Storm Shorts: terms you need to know

WPBF 25 First Alert Weather meteorologist Glenn Glazer discussed the possibility of a tropical system hitting Florida in late September in the WPBF 2022 Hurricane Season Forecast.

Video below: WPBF 25 News 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast

Stay up to date with the latest weather updates with the WPBF 25 News app. You can download it here.


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Christopher Brito is a social media producer and trending writer for The Valley Voice, with a focus on sports and stories related to race and culture.

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