The 2020 Hurricane Season Isn’t Coming to Play: What You Should Know About Florida’s Outlook. Although it's unclear if it will make landfall, it is plausible that it will. Florida could see heavy rain and strong winds by the end of the week from a system that is expected to become Tropical Storm Isaias. While Isaias was downgraded to a tropical storm this afternoon, the National Hurricane center forecasts it will restrengthen into a Category 1 hurricane overnight. The latest forecast shows the storm traveling close to Florida's Atlantic coast tomorrow, but it's still not clear if it will make landfall. #Zeta becomes the 11th named storm and 6th hurricane to make U.S. landfall in 2020. Officially, the Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1 and runs until Nov. 30. The ninth named storm of the year is headed for the Florida coastline, but unlike its predecessor, Hanna, this time the pronunciation isn't as clear — at least to non-native Spanish speakers. As of Thursday morning, Eta was over Honduras and moving northwest. Typically Central America is a graveyard for hurricanes — but not Eta. Jeff Berardelli is CBS News' meteorologist and climate specialist. ET Sunday. Updated on: November 5, 2020 / 12:53 PM The National Weather Service said Isaias is "expected to re-strengthen to a hurricane overnight while it approaches the Southeast coast of Florida.". One storm is currently forecast to hit near the Texas-Louisiana border; the other could reach the Florida Panhandle. pic.twitter.com/gOrzIQs837. By Fernando Alfonso III and Meg Wagner, CNN. Although it is too early to know if and where another landfall could take place, some guidance suggests yet another Gulf Coast landfall is possible by the middle of next week. Klotzbach said the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season has had 51 days of named storms. The system is forecast to keep dumping torrential rains and cause flash flooding. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (The News Service of Florida) --- With nearly 180,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses slated to head this way, Gov. The predicted track of what Tropical Storm #Eta pic.twitter.com/NjT8TqXXNm, First published on November 4, 2020 / 4:44 PM. It was forecast to lose some strength before coming ashore on Florida's west coast as a tropical storm Thursday morning. However, storm is forecast to restrengthen into a hurricane overnight. Isaias was downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm in the National Hurricane Center's 5 p.m. The potentially 26th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season is expected to become a hurricane by the end of the week with Bermuda likely bearing the brunt of it. "We will start seeing impacts from the storm tonight" and into Sunday, DeSantis said. https://t.co/67OcylQApe pic.twitter.com/jqugxzS8Iu. South Florida is now under a Tropical Storm Watch as Tropical Storm Isaias approaches. The storm was a Category 1 hurricane as it moved through the Bahamas earlier today. NHC's latest forecast is below, and you can follow Isaias' path here. While some intensification is likely, it will be limited, at least initially, because Eta will have to contend with some dry air, upper-level wind shear, interaction with the landmass of Cuba, and limited time. Check out these 2020 hurricane predictions in Florida. Shelters will open at 8 a.m. Sunday. The latest forecast shows Isaias continuing to move northwest toward Florida this evening. The governors of Florida, North Carolina and Virginia have declared states of emergency, allowing officials to move resources and equipment for recovery. 2020 hurricane outlook. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Knock on wood, Florida could make it through 2020 unscathed by hurricanes. Recktenwald said that while this is a smaller storm, it is going to be much closer and might be right up on the coast. Storm season 2020: Florida prepares for hurricane season amid coronavirus pandemic . By Saturday the system will cross over Cuba, likely as a tropical storm, and then head toward South Florida. Florida can call itself lucky as 2020 hurricane season comes to a close Nov 26, 2020 Despite confusion, thousands of Florida's former felons voted successfully in November general election What's coming to Florida? Isaias was downgraded to a tropical storm with sustained winds of 70 mph earlier today. Two to 4 inches will be possible in the Sunshine State, with … "There is some fluctuation and has been, and will be as we monitor this storm. At times it falls down below hurricane-force winds and then a short time later it's back up in those 74 to 75 miles an hour wind range," said Judge. "FPL has nearly 10,000 workers deployed and ready to respond, including more than 6500 line and vegetation personnel," DeSantis said. The National Hurricane Center is keeping an eye on two areas of disturbed weather over the Atlantic Ocean Monday. If Eta makes landfall along the U.S. coastline, it would break the record for the most named storms to make a U.S. landfall in a season, at 12. Palm Beach County has issued a voluntary evacuation order for Zone A, DeSantis said. Hopefully, clearing by seven o'clock Monday morning.". ... For example, in 2018, the Category 5 Hurricane Michael tore into Florida’s Panhandle, resulting in 16 deaths and $25 billion in damage ⁠— including 93% of the buildings in Mexico Beach, Florida. And also we have an interior Volusia County tropical storm watch," he added. The hurricane center said it "will likely degenerate to a remnant low or trough of low pressure" Thursday morning. The National Hurricane Center issued that watch for the east coast of Florida … The forecast came before the recent formation of Tropical Storm Gonzalo and Hurricane Hanna last week. Some models show a direct hit, while others show a glancing blow over the Florida Keys. Our live coverage has ended. Gulf waters are still warm enough for Eta to once again regain strength. Here's the latest on watches and warning: Florida Gov. Isaias is the Atlantic's earliest on record to begin with an "I." Later this week, Eta will begin to feel the influence of upper-level steering to its north causing the storm to make a hard right turn, pushing it back over the hot northern Caribbean waters. pic.twitter.com/4B7LOKu8bQ. There are at least six Florida counties currently under a hurricane warning, Gov. Most likely Eta will either be a strong tropical storm or even a low-end hurricane. Ron DeSantis told Floridians to expect power outages, even in a tropical storm. #Zeta becomes the 11th named storm and 6th hurricane to make U.S. landfall in 2020. "The onset of sustained tropical-storm-force winds will occur approximately three o'clock tomorrow," he said. ... making 2020 … Sixteen counties in Florida have declared a state of emergency, the governor said. The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is predicted to be more active than usual, according to an outlook released Thursday by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a … — Hurricane Tracker App (@hurrtrackerapp) May 8, 2020 Regardless, the system will produce heavy rain and wind gusts to tropical storm force — 39 mph or higher — in South Florida … Louisiana is the first state with five named storm landfalls in a season. © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. Tropical-storm force winds extended 150 … A relentless 2020 hurricane season is coming to an end and many people are breathing a sigh of relief. If it regains hurricane strength, that would break the record for most landfalling U.S. hurricanes. Tomorrow, it's expected to travel up Florida's Atlantic coast. : ... but forecast calls for strengthening and torrential rains on already saturated South Florida. Hurricane tracking maps, current sea temperatures, and more. "The worst conditions will be 11 p.m., give or take an hour, Sunday night, and then through the night. The latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center is below, and you can track Isaias here. That’s a distance of nearly 300 coastal miles. Remember: While Isaias was downgraded to a tropical storm this afternoon, the National Hurricane center forecasts it will restrengthen into a Category 1 hurricane overnight. Eta is the 12th hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane … For people who are Covid-19 positive, hotels will be available for them on the west side. 7:49 p.m. "A 70 mile an hour wind will be enough to take down trees and limbs that obviously interact with power lines and so, that will happen, and people should be prepared for that," DeSantis said. But a landfall in Florida can't yet be ruled out, CNN meteorologist Allison Chinchar said. Keep up with the latest hurricane watches and warnings with AccuWeather's Hurricane Center. Eta weakened over land overnight, and the one-time fierce hurricane was a tropical depression as of 10 a.m. Looks like a drencher of a tropical storm but there is some chance it may reach low-end hurricane status... then it likely heads back out into the Gulf where... stay tuned! Flooding and destruction brought by Storm Eta. Both are seasonal records (the 6 hurricane landfalls ties with 1985 and 1886). Isaias has weakened to a tropical storm, according to the National Hurricane Center. Well if you wanted to find an omen today, here it is. The 2020 hurricane season continues its relentless onslaught as Eta, the 28th named storm of the season, lashes Central America with torrential rains and whipping winds. We’re also … Hurricane updates and news for Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Estero and more of the Southwest Florida area. Judge said they are expecting low-end hurricane-force winds right along the coast. Hurricanes. The models show the system reorganizing, with some modest restrengthening this weekend over the Caribbean and the Florida Straits, north of Cuba. Two hurricanes hitting the … Trump: Top White House personnel won't be among first vaccinated, Potentially major hack of government agencies disclosed, Presidential electors will be voting today. ET, August 1, 2020 Isaias is still expected to strengthen into a hurricane overnight Isaias is still a tropical storm, according to the National Hurricane Center's 8 … The hurricane as of Friday morning had maximum sustained winds of 75 miles-per-hour and it was expected to remain that way for the next few days as it moves towards Florida… Police and lifeguards inform people that the beach and boardwalk are closed in Lantana as Tropical Storm Isaias crawls up the Florida coast on Sunday, August 2, 2020. The last time the economy cratered, in the Great Recession, the state enjoyed a fortunate drought of storms. The National Hurricane Center is predicting a potential storm surge of two to four feet "from Jupiter Inlet all the way up to Ponte Vedra in Northeast Florida," said DeSantis. "So for coastal Volusia County, we are under a hurricane warning, we are under a storm surge watch. The storm's center could affect the Carolinas' coast by early Tuesday — and current forecasts show a landfall over the coastal Carolinas is possible. For the first time this hurricane season Florida is in the projected path of an expected tropical storm. It is still uncertain how strong Eta will be and the degree to which the storm will impact South Florida. As of the most recent advisory released Tuesday at 5 … Don’t worry just yet, we don’t have any hurricanes on the radar anytime soon. The previous record was set on August 7, 2005, part of the busiest hurricane season to date. As Tropical Storm Isaias heads toward Florida, Volusia County issued an evacuation order for the Barrier Island and people living in mobile homes near the coast, effective at 8 a.m. The next names on the 2020 hurricane list are Paulette and Rene. ET Thursday, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami. So far, Eta has been blamed for at least eight deaths. Should this system become a tropical storm, the next name on the 2019 hurricane and tropical storm naming list is Chantal. The only other time CSU researchers predicted 20 or more storms was in their August update of the record-breaking 2005 season. But Eta is expected to head into the Caribbean Friday and move northeastward. Klotzbach said that while the next two weeks should produce several storms, the end of … Tracking Hurricane paths and possible impacts for the Florida area. Isaias is pronounced ees-ah-EE-ahs, according to the Atlantic Basin Storm Name Pronunciations guide. If it regains hurricane strength, that would break the record for most landfalling U.S. hurricanes. So what happens after that? If these systems develop, they'll become Tropical Storms Laura and Marco. Increasingly, forecasters are concerned Eta will reemerge over the warm Caribbean waters and then head toward Florida this weekend. A tropical depression formed off the east coast of Florida on Saturday and could become the first named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. Last month, the research team at Colorado State University forecasted there would be 20 named storms this hurricane season. But, hurricane season is fast approaching, and there are quite a few hurricane predictions that we should keep in mind. Isaias is still a tropical storm, according to the National Hurricane Center's 8 p.m. Please enable JavaScript for a better experience. Julius Whigham II @JuliusWhigham Friday May 29, 2020 at 10:48 AM May 29, 2020 at 12:12 PM. TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tropical Storm Gonzalo formed in the Atlantic on Wednesday and is on track to become the first hurricane of the 2020 season. ET advisory, with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. You may have a bankruptcy option, California Privacy/Information We Collect. ... here's the list of hurricane names for the 2020 season. Tracks on #Eta split between FL Keys landfall and mainland South Florida landfall Monday-ish. The storm then could move along the coasts of the mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states from Tuesday into Wednesday. ET advisory. Heavy rain from Isaias could reach South Florida by Saturday morning, the hurricane center said. Depending on the track, over a foot of rain seems likely in some spots. This hurricane season, there were 30 named storms, 13 hurricanes and six of … The NHC says South Florida could still begin feeling tropical storm-force winds beginning Monday morning. Ron DeSantis said during a hurricane briefing today. Regardless of exact track, Eta will bring a stretch of very wet weather across South Florida from Friday through early next week. WFTV Meteorologist Irene Sans tweeted this video on just how to say it: The forecast track as of this afternoon has Isaias' center moving within miles of Florida's east coast tomorrow. / CBS News. "We have hurricane warnings in effect from Boca Raton to the Volusia-Flagler County line, DeSantis said. You can follow the latest on Isaias on CNN Weather. However, the National Hurricane Center forecasts the storm will restrengthen into a hurricane overnight. The NHC said Isaias is "expected to re-strengthen to a hurricane overnight while it approaches the southeast coast of Florida.". Heavy rain and gusty winds are possible across the … After the storm passes South Florida, most models then show it snaking back westward into the Gulf of Mexico early next week. Florida Power and Light have prepositioned workers in 16 staging areas on the east coast ahead of the storm, DeSantis said. On this path at least two more landfalls seem likely: Cuba on Sunday and possibly South Florida on Monday. Isaias continues to head toward the US. But no sweat: We're here to explain just how to say the storm's name. 2020 U.S. TC damage costs already >$30B. 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