7/5/21 – Tropical Storm Elsa Approaches Cuba, SE Florida Will Have Some Effects

Tropical Storm Elsa is about 20 miles from the coast of Cuba with maximum winds of 65mph. Elsa is moving NW at 14mph.

11am advisory for Elsa.

Later today and into tomorrow we will feel some effects from Elsa. Our primary threats in Broward and Palm Beach counties will be gusty showers/thunderstorms and the possibility of an isolated tornado and waterspouts. Currently rainfall forecast totals are between one and two inches with peak wind gusts around 30mph. Higher rainfall amounts and higher gusts are possible in isolated areas.

Forecasted rainfall amounts through Wednesday.
Forecasted maximum wind gusts through Wednesday.

All reliable model guidance is in line with the current NHC forecast and at this time there is no reason for any unexpected changes.

8am tropical model guidance.

We are in a Marginal there at of severe weather today due to being in the right, front quadrant of an approaching storm. The greatest threat is Broward county and south.

For the balance of the day we will have clouds and periods of sun while shower activity will increase with the wind. High today 90°F.


Author: Howard

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