Tropical Storm Erika Continuing West-Northwest Path, Predicted To Hit Florida Monday
By Space Coast Daily // August 28, 2015
Tropical Storm Erika Continuing West-Northwest Path, Predicted To Hit Florida Monday.
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER – The Friday 11 a.m. NHC Update on Tropical Storm #Erika show the storm continuing its west-northwest path at 18 mph with max sustained winds of 50 mph.
Some weakening is still forecasted as Erika moves over Hispaniola today, but it is expected to reach the Florida peninsula late Sunday night.
It is important to remember there remains plenty of uncertainty in the projected strength and track with Erika and significant impacts are still possible for Florida with this system.
Continue to closely monitor the latest updates on Erika by visiting the National Hurricane Center website at www.nhc.noaa.gov.
Remember, the time to get a plan in place is BEFORE a tropical system threatens your area. If you don’t already have a plan, now is the time to make a safety plan and be ready to act if necessary.
Visit http://www.ready.gov for more information.