Many people are on edge for good reason due to the devastation of Hurricane Elsa, as the Atlantic Ocean stirred up last Friday. According to recent forecasters, the only way to actually stop Hurricane Elsa is land interactions with Hispaniola. Despite Florida being a main target for hurricanes, Hispaniola has saved them several times. If you have loved ones in Georgia, there were reports of several injuries and damage after signs of a tornado touched down at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, about 40 miles north of Jacksonville.
According to news sources more than 4.9 million people were under a tropical storm warning across parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina yesterday afternoon. A tropical storm watch has also been issued up north in parts of New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts. An estimated 18,000 utility customers in Florida were without power late yesterday evening, and roads also were flooding in the aftermath. Wednesday morning parts of southwestern Florida, where Elsa’s outer bands still were pouring down, it also included the Fort Myers area, where some roads undrivable. Be careful and hope all is well during this challenging time.