We went to bed thinking one thing and when we woke up this morning to find Eta has been upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane.
It’s moving along the west coast of Florida.
The National Hurricane Center is reporting 75 mph sustained winds. One mph above category 1 status.
TRACKING ETA ???? A Hurricane Watch is in place for parts of the Tampa Bay area Wednesday morning ahead of Tropical Storm Eta.— ABC Action News (@abcactionnews) November 11, 2020
When our area could see impacts >> https://t.co/WfpHOv3diN
According to Greg Dee from ABC Action News, we will see lots of rain and stronger winds will move in late this afternoon and evening.
NOW | It's a rainy morning all thanks to Eta. No strong winds with this, it's just rain and lots of it. The stronger winds will move in late this afternoon and really this evening. #flwx #Eta pic.twitter.com/c6oVks9tXC— Greg Dee (@GregDeeWeather) November 11, 2020
The hurricane watch is in place for Hillsborough and Pinellas counties until 12:30p Wednesday.
A tornado watch is also in effect until 5p Wednesday.
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