Tropical Storm Andrea Hits Florida- Warnings for Eastern U.S.
Tropical Storm Andrea pelted Florida’s northern Gulf Coast on Thursday and was forecast to drench much of the U.S. Southeast as it cuts across Georgia and up the Atlantic coast, the National Hurricane Center said.
The season’s first Atlantic tropical storm was churning in the Gulf of Mexico, centered about 110 miles (180 km) west of Tampa, Florida, the center said. Moving northeast, Andrea was expected to make landfall on Thursday evening over the Big Bend area, where the Florida Peninsula meets the Panhandle, a strip of land between Alabama and Georgia to the north and the Gulf. To read more, click The Insurance Journal