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Ed in Houston

Another tropical storm called Erica has formed and is headed toward Florida and threatening to become a hurricane.

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Ed in Houston

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displaced_floridian

Another tropical storm called Erica has formed and is headed toward Florida and threatening to become a hurricane.

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Ed in Houston

If it can survive the next couple of days, it may enter a more favorable

environment for intensification. If the trough in the SEUS lifts out and strong high

pressure builds off the east coast, it may go into the Gulf

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Palmaceae

We are going to stock up on water and batteries just in case, too far out to know if Erika will stay together and get close to Florida.

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IHB1979

This one looks interesting.

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PalmatierMeg

Fill gas tanks & gas cans before everyone else catches on & lines up for blocks. Remember Port Everglades and Port of Tampa shut down in advance of the storm so tanker trucks stop rolling. Hard to prep or evac when all service stations run out of fuel. Surprising how many people wander around clueless until the last minute. News broadcasts may be depressing but in summer don't forget to check the weather daily.

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Palmaceae

The latest report now has Erika over SW Florida Monday as a tropical storm. That is assuming that it will actually survive the next 24 hours. I pray that no one gets hurt in this storm.

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Alicehunter2000

Now we are in center of cone ..... don't need the wind

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Alicehunter2000

Anybody notice that huge flair up of thunderstorms just below sw Cuba this am. You all getting some rain down south....any wind?

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mike-coral gables

2" of rain so far here in coral gables, lots of thunder and some lighting during the night. thunder rumbles now. strange eerie orange sky around 7am. thankfully no wind

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Jeff Searle

We woke up this morning to over 5" of rain in the gauge, a constant thunder and lightning display from at least 3am to 7am. Didn't sleep much. But no wind associated with this. And their forcasting another 2-5" for today.

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waykoolplantz

We woke up this morning to over 5" of rain in the gauge, a constant thunder and lightning display from at least 3am to 7am. Didn't sleep much. But no wind associated with this. And their forcasting another 2-5" for today.

Got about the same as you Jeff...thunder n lightning all nite long. Not too much rain so far today

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PalmatierMeg

Still waiting for my flooding rain.

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palmislandRandy

About 3" of rain so far & no real wind. My 4 legged thunder alarm worked flawlessly last night.

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PalmatierMeg

Flooding rain here.

Oh, everyone say hello to TS Fred

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