Will Elsa become a hurricane?

Will Tropical Storm Elsa become a hurricane?

Tropical Storm Elsa is strengthening and could become a hurricane before making landfall along Florida’s northern Gulf coast, the Miami-based US National Hurricane Center warned on Tuesday. In addition to damaging winds and heavy rains, Elsa could bring life-threatening storm surges, flooding and isolated tornadoes.

What part of Florida will Elsa hit?

Elsa has strengthened again and is once again a hurricane, according to the 8 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center. Elsa continues to move to the north at 14 mph, parallel to the west coast of Florida, and will make landfall Wednesday morning in the Big Bend region.

Will Hurricane Elsa get stronger?

The hurricane center said Elsa could get slightly stronger before making landfall, then will weaken once inland. The hurricane center said hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 20 miles from Elsa’s center. Tropical-storm-force winds now extend 85 miles out from the center.

Is Elsa strengthening?

This cyclone quickly strengthened into Tropical Storm Elsa, before becoming the first hurricane of the 2021 Atlantic season. Though the storm weakened back into a tropical storm as it approached Cuba and Hispaniola over the weekend, Elsa is re-strengthening ahead of its projected U.S. landfall early Wednesday morning.

Will Orlando be affected by Hurricane Elsa?

ORLANDO, Fla.

– Hurricane Elsa, which was recently upgraded from a tropical storm, remains on a projected path to Florida’s west coast, putting Central Florida on the “dirty side,” the area with the greater chance of severe weather.

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Will Tropical Storm Elsa affect Jamaica?

On its forecast track, the centre of Tropical Storm Elsa will move near the southern coast of Hispaniola later today and tonight, pass northeast of Jamaica on Sunday morning, then move over parts of eastern Cuba later in the day. … Northeastern parishes should also expect 2- to 4-foot storm surge along the coast.