United States: Tropical Storm warnings issued for Florida and the Atlantic coast

Posted on June 5, 2013 • Filed under: Travel Weather Issues, United-States

The Weather Channel reports that Tropical Storm Andrea, the first tropical cyclone of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, has formed in the Gulf of Mexico. Tropical storm warnings have been issued for parts of Florida’s Gulf Coast, including the Tampa Bay Area. Tropical storm watches are out for portions of the Atlantic seaboard. After moving across northern Florida, the low-pressure system associated with Andrea will eventually get pulled northward ahead of a frontal system moving through the eastern states Friday into early Saturday. This could enhance rainfall along the East Coast during this time frame. Read article

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