Tropical Storm Warning

Last Updated: 13:59 PM. Monday, Sep 11, 2017 EDT

Until 11:22 AM. Thursday, Sep 14, 2017

FLZ044-112330- /O.CON.KMLB.TR.W.1011.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ Northern Lake County- 1122 AM EDT Mon Sep 11 2017 ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT... * LOCATIONS AFFECTED - Leesburg - The Villages - Mount Dora * WIND - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind - Peak Wind Forecast: 35-45 mph with gusts to 50 mph - Window for Tropical Storm force winds: through the next few hours - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Elevated - The wind threat has decreased from the previous assessment. - Remain braced against the reasonable threat for tropical storm force wind of 39 to 57 mph. - To be safe, efforts should fully focus on avoiding injury. Properties remain subject to limited wind impacts. - Now is the time to hide from the wind. Remain sheltered until the hazardous wind subsides. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Unfolding - Potential impacts from the main wind event are unfolding. * FLOODING RAIN - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: - Peak Rainfall Amounts: No additional significant rainfall forecast - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None - The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - Emergency considerations need not include a threat for rainfall flooding. Locally heavy rain and nuisance flooding may still occur. - Little to no preparations needed to guard against excessive tropical rainfall. - Ensure readiness for the next tropical rainfall event. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None - Little to no potential impacts from flooding rain. * TORNADO - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: - Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: None - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - Emergency considerations need not include a threat for tornadoes. Showers and thunderstorms with strong gusty winds may still occur. - Little to no preparations needed to guard against tropical tornadoes. - Ensure readiness for the next tropical tornado event. - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None - Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes. * FOR MORE INFORMATION: - Family emergency plans: Federal Emergency Management Agency - https://www.ready.gov - Local weather conditions and forecasts - http://www.weather.gov/mlb $$

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