• Florida ESF 18 Update - Tropical Storms Laura and Marco - 08/24/2020

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    August 24, 2020
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    Good Evening, ESF 18 Partners-
    Attached is the latest report from the state meteorology team regarding Tropical Storm Laura and Tropical Storm Marco. Please be advised there is a tornado watch in effect for a portion of the panhandle and south Georgia this evening until 12am.
    Tropical Storm Laura
    • A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Lower and Middle Florida Keys.
    • Tropical storm force winds are ongoing in squalls the Florida Keys: 50-70mph, 30-45mph outside of squalls
    Tropical Storm Marco
    • Rainfall continues to extend well east of the center and will impact the Panhandle tonight.
    • Flash Flood Watch until late tonight for much of the Panhandle and western Big Bend.
    • 2-4” of rain are forecast, with localized totals of 6-8+"
    We will continue to monitor these systems and provide updates as they become available. 
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    If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at ESF18@em.myflorida.com.
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