Tropical storm Michael: Florida declares STATE of EMERGENCY ahead of unsafe hurricane

10 October, 2018, 18:43 | Author: Carlos George
  • Nicondra Tropical Storm In the Gulf of Mexico Likely

As of the 11 a.m. advisory Monday, the NHC upgraded Michael to a category 1 hurricane, with winds of 75 miles per hour.

On the forecast track, the center will move through the Yucatan Channel Monday morning and then across the eastern Gulf of Mexico late Monday through Wednesday.

Florida has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Tropical Storm Michael which is due to hit the U.S. coast next week.

A Tropical Storm Watch was issued from Suwannee River to Anna Maria Island, which also includes Tampa Bay. Hurricane conditions are expected within the next 12 hours, according to the NHC.

► TIMELINE | How will Hurricane Michael affect Georgia?

Chris Holcomb and the 11Alive Storm Trackers team will have full coverage all week of Tropical Hurricane Michael and bring you full details on what sort of effects it will have on our weather in and across the state of Georgia.

The latest forecast cone now gets Michael to hurricane status by Wednesday, which remains the most likely date for landfall. The North Carolina division of emergency management stated Sunday that the forecast calls for 3 to 5 inches of rain over the next seven days across parts of southeastern North Carolina.

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Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Leslie continues its easterly path across the central Atlantic with maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour.

Before that, seas will build across the gulf early this week as the storm churns northward, creating dangers for swimmers and boaters well ahead of the storm, AccuWeather warned.

The storm could cause rip tides and other risky surf conditions along Florida's West Coast and Panhandle as early as Monday, the Florida Division of Emergency Management said.

Governor Rick Scott issued an executive order on Sunday declaring a state of emergency in the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend as the state braces for Michael, his office said. Forecasters say it could become a Category 4 before making landfall Wednesday with "life-threatening storm surge" and heavy rainfall.

A forecast track for Tropical Storm Michael as of 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. A strong east wind will maintain higher than normal water levels along eastern facing shores of Louisiana and MS through Tuesday and so a COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY has been posted. There is still the chance for there to be tropical storm force winds in Charlotte.

According to the National Hurricane Center's 7 a.m. advisory, TD 14 was about 100 miles east-northeast of Chetumal on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula or about 240 miles south-southwest of Cuba's western tip.

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