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Elsa is fighting in the Caribbean; Florida Keys under Tropical Storm Guard

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A tropical storm watch was released for the Florida Keys from Craig Key to Dry Tortoise as Hurricane Elsa made its way to the state on Saturday night.

Elsa, who hit the southern coasts of Haiti and the Dominican Republic on Saturday, was brought down from a Category 1 storm on Saturday morning. The storm killed at least three people.

One death was reported in St. Lucia, according to the Caribbean Emergency Management Agency. Meanwhile, a 15-year-old boy and a 75-year-old woman died in the Dominican Republic on Saturday after the walls collapsed in a series of incidents, the Emergency Operations Center said in a statement.

According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm was blowing at a maximum speed of 65 miles per hour and was moving in a west-northwest direction at a speed of 14 miles per hour until Sunday.

The storm is expected to take Cuba to Florida next week.


Elsa urged Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to declare a state of emergency in 15 counties in Florida, including Miami-Dade County, where a high-rise condominium collapsed last week. The standing part of the building was expected to be demolished “as soon as possible” amid concerns that Elsa was approaching, the governor said Saturday.

It was expected on Sunday night or Monday when Elsa slowed down, turned northwest and began to see the expected storm conditions, according to Hurricane Center and Tam’s Acesparks 13 edition.

Elsa is then expected to walk around or beyond the shores of Florida Bay on Tuesday, the storm center said. Some models show it going to the Persian Gulf or the Atlantic coast. Elsa’s final trajectory remained unclear.

“What we don’t want to be is on the east side of the storm,” Acesparks 13 meteorologist Tony Sadiku said. “It gives us the look of more wind and rain.

If the storm turns into a tropical storm in the southeastern Persian Gulf, it will have strength, but will weaken if it is torn while moving over Cuba; Acesparks 13 meteorologist Tyler Eliasen said Saturday.

The speed of Keys rts can range from one meter to two meters, and there can be two to six inches of rain along the peninsula and individual lightning, city, and small river flooding. storm center he said. Early next week, tumors will increase in the Florida Keys and South Florida.

Tropical storm warnings were in place for the Cayman Islands clocks, along with the rts sides of southern Haiti and Cuba.

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