Florida tropical storm watches, warnings due to Hurricane Ian

Video above: The latest tropical forecast from WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists. Parts of Okeechobee County and the Treasure Coast are back in the cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Ian as of Tuesday morning. All of our area is under tropical storm warnings and watches as Hurricane Ian rapidly intensifies while moving toward the state. Radar | Hurricanes | Traffic | uLocal | Facebook | Twitter | InstagramGov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for the entire state of Florida in preparation for the storm. WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists forecast South Florida will begin to see the effects of Ian with severe weather risks Tuesday and Wednesday. WPBF 25 News has declared both days First Warning Weather Days. Some schools have canceled classes. Informational: 2022 WPBF 25 First Warning Weather Hurricane Survival Guide This comes as another disturbance churns in the Atlantic. Outlook: As of 5 am Tuesday, Ian is 5 miles south of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 125 mph and is moving north at 12 mph. Related Coverage: Utility companies, water management districts prepare for possible stormThe storm is expected to turn to the northeast and move over the Florida Keys Tuesday and approach the west coast of Florida Wednesday. Up to 8 inches of rain is likely in the Keys. Tampa Bay could see about 10 feet of storm surge, the NHC forecast. The deepest water will occur to the immediate coast near the right of the hurricane’s center. Central and western Florida could see up to 16 inches of rain, with the rest of the peninsula seeing about 8 inches. Tornadoes are possible across the Florida peninsula late Monday night and Tuesday. South Florida is under a threat for severe storms Tuesday and Wednesday. Video Below: State leaders urge everyone in Florida to prepare for possible storm impactsWatches and Warnings: A hurricane warning is in effect for: Cuban provinces of Isla de Juventud, Pinar del Rio, and Artemisa Bonita Beach to the Anclote River, including Tampa Bay Dry TortugasA hurricane watch is in effect for:North of Anclote River to the Suwannee River A tropical storm warning is in effect for:Cuban provinces of La Habana, Mayabeque, and MatanzasLower Florida Keys from Seven Mile Bridge westward to Key WestFlamingo to Bonita BeachSuwanee River to the Anclote RiverVolusia/Brevard County Line south to Jupiter InletLake Okeechobee A tropical storm watch is in effect for: North of the Suwannee River to Indian PassAltamaha Sound to Volusia/Brevard County lineDeerfield Beach to Jupiter InletA storm surge warning is in effect for:Anclote River southward to FlamingoTampa BayA storm surge watch is in effect for…The Florida Keys from the Card Sound Bridge westward to Key WestDry Tortugas Florida BayAucilla River to Anclote RiverAltamaha Sound to Flagler/Volusia County LineSaint Johns RiverFor full descriptions of what the watches and warnings mean, watch the video below.WPBF 25 Storm Shorts: Terms you need to know WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologist Glenn Glazer discussed the of a tropical system hitting Florida in late September in the WPBF 2022 Hurricane Season Forecast possibility.Video below: WPBF 25 News 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season ForecastStay updated on the latest weather updates with the WPBF 25 News app. You can download it here.

Video above: The latest tropical forecast from WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists.

Parts of Okeechobee County and the Treasure Coast are back in the cone of uncertainty for Hurricane Ian as of Tuesday morning.

All of our area is under tropical storm warnings and watches as Hurricane Ian rapidly intensifies while moving toward the state.

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Govt. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for the entire state of Florida in preparation for the storm.

WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologists forecast South Florida will begin to see the effects of Ian with severe weather risks Tuesday and Wednesday. WPBF 25 News has declared both days First Warning Weather Days. Some schools have canceled classes.

Informational: 2022 WPBF 25 First Warning Weather Hurricane Survival Guide

This comes as another disturbance churns in the Atlantic.

Outlook:

As of 5 am Tuesday, Ian is 5 miles south of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. The storm has maximum sustained winds of 125 mph and is moving north at 12 mph.

The storm’s cone of uncertainty moved to the east, including Okeechobee County and parts of the Treasure Coast.

Related Coverage: Utility companies, water management districts prepare for possible storm

The storm is expected to turn to the northeast and move over the Florida Keys Tuesday and approach the west coast of Florida Wednesday. Up to 8 inches of rain is likely in the Keys.

Tampa Bay could see about 10 feet of storm surge, the NHC forecast. The deepest water will occur to the immediate coast near the right of the hurricane’s center.

Tracking the tropics

Central and western Florida could see up to 16 inches of rain, with the rest of the peninsula seeing about 8 inches. Tornadoes are possible across the Florida peninsula late Monday night and Tuesday. South Florida is under a threat for severe storms Tuesday and Wednesday.

Video Below: State leaders urge everyone in Florida to prepare for possible storm impacts


Watches and Warnings:

watches and warnings

A hurricane warning is in effect for:

  • Cuban provinces of Isla de Juventud, Pinar del Rio, and Artemisa
  • Bonita Beach to the Anclote River, including Tampa Bay
  • Dry Tortugas

A hurricane watch is in effect for:

  • North of Anclote River to the Suwannee River

A tropical storm warning is in effect for:

  • Cuban provinces of La Habana, Mayabeque, and Matanzas
  • Lower Florida Keys from Seven Mile Bridge westward to Key West
  • Flamingo to Bonita Beach
  • Suwanee River to the Anclote River
  • Volusia/Brevard County Line south to Jupiter Inlet
  • Lake Okeechobee

A tropical storm watch is in effect for:

  • North of the Suwannee River to Indian Pass
  • Altamaha Sound to Volusia/Brevard County line
  • Deerfield Beach to Jupiter Inlet

A storm surge warning is in effect for:

  • Anclote River southward to Flamingo
  • Tampa Bay

A storm surge watch is in effect for…

  • The Florida Keys from the Card Sound Bridge westward to Key West
  • Dry Tortugas
  • Florida Bay
  • Aucilla River to Anclote River
  • Altamaha Sound to Flagler/Volusia County Line
  • Saint Johns River

For full descriptions of what the watches and warnings mean, watch the video below.

WPBF 25 Storm Shorts: Terms you need to know

WPBF 25 First Warning Weather meteorologist Glenn Glazer discussed the possibility of a tropical system hitting Florida in late September in the WPBF 2022 Hurricane Season Forecast.

Video below: WPBF 25 News 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast

Stay updated on the latest weather updates with the WPBF 25 News app. You can download it here.

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