Elsa update: When will storm make landfall? How much rain is expected?

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tropical Storm Elsa is forecast to strengthen slightly as it moves past Key West toward Florida’s Gulf Coast Tuesday morning, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory. A hurricane watch was issued Tuesday morning for portions of West Florida, including Pinellas, coastal Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus counties. “A hurricane … Read more

LATEST ON ELSA: Tropical storm warnings, watches extended along Florida’s Gulf Coast

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tropical storm warnings remain in effect for Tampa Bay and much of Florida’s Gulf Coast as Elsa nudges closer to Cuba Monday morning. Portions of the west coast are also under a storm surge watch, the National Hurricane Center said. At 5 a.m. ET Monday, Elsa had maximum sustained winds of … Read more

Tracking the Tropics: Elsa becomes 1st Atlantic hurricane of 2021 with Florida in cone

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tropical Storm Elsa upgraded to a hurricane as it neared the Lesser Antilles Friday morning, threatening the area with isolated flash flooding and mudslides, the National Hurricane Center said. The forecast path shows Elsa arriving in the Gulf of Mexico early next week with most of Florida in the cone of … Read more