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NHC: Tropical storm and storm surge warnings issued for several Florida counties ahead of Elsa

The Keys will begin feeling Elsa's impacts Tuesday morning, according to the latest forecasts and spaghetti models.
Credit: 10 Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. — Tropical Storm Elsa has made its way through Florida. Much of the Tampa Bay area remain unscathed as heavy rains and winds blew through.

To see a recap of storm coverage, or to find ways to prepare for the potential of another named storm coming to the state you can check out 10 Tampa bay's Hurricane Headquarters here.

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Tropical Storm Elsa made landfall near Keaton Beach in Taylor County, Florida, Wednesday morning. At the time of landfall, it had maximum sustained winds of 65 mph.

The National Hurricane Center canceled all warnings south of the Pasco-Hernando County line. The hurricane warning along the west coast of Florida has been changed into a tropical storm warning.

Elsa moved past the Tampa Bay area late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and brought tropical-storm-strength winds and heavy rain.  

Tropical storm warning

 A tropical storm warning has been issued for the following counties in the Tampa Bay area:

  • Citrus County
  • Hernando County (Coastal)

LATEST TRACK: Tropical Storm Elsa

Credit: 10 Tampa Bay

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