2555 Shumard Oak Blvd. Tallahassee, Florida32399-2100
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Saturday, June 6, 2020
...Tropical Storm Cristobal is located in the central Gulf of Mexico and is heading north towards the Gulf Coast...Heavy rainfall and flash flooding are the main threat to Florida from Cristobal, but gusty winds, isolated tornadoes, and some minor coastal flooding also possible...Rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected across the state today—especially along the Gulf Coast...Flood Watches are in effect for most of the Peninsula with a Flash Flood Watch going into effect tonight in the Panhandle/Big Bend...A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the coast of the western Panhandle- Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa...Storm Surge Watches are in effect from Franklin County to Hernando County along the Big Bend and Nature Coast. Tides may run 2-4’ above normal in the watch area and 1-3’ elsewhere resulting in minor flooding...Dangerous rip currents are expected at all Florida beaches with some beach erosion in the Panhandle...