Tropical Storm Emily Forms in Eastern Gulf of Mexico

Invest 98L managed to quickly spin up this morning just west of Tampa, and is now Tropical Storm Emily.

Tropical Storm Emily will track across Florida today into tomorrow. As a result, tropical storm warnings have been issued for portions of the West Coast of Florida.

Latest forecast track for Emily.

Additional strengthening is not expected prior to landfall later today, which is expected to be near or just south of Tampa, Florida, with the primary impact being heavy rainfall.

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