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Tropical Storm Watches issued ahead of Elsa

Tropical Storm conditions possible within next 48 hours
Posted at 5:26 AM, Jul 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-05 05:26:24-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The National Weather Service has issued Tropical Storm Watches ahead of Elsa's landfall. This means tropical storm conditions are possible within the next 48 hours. These watches have been issued for Taylor, Lafayette, and Dixie Counties.

The current forecast calls for max sustained winds of 20-30 mph with gusts to 35 mph in this area.

All the latest local details on Elsa's forecast can be found here.

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