Tropical Storm Elsa makes landfall along Florida Gulf Coast
Tropical Storm Elsa is making landfall along the North Florida gulf coast Wednesday, bringing along heavy rainfall and strong winds per the National Hurricane Center.
State of play: Elsa weakened from a marginal Category 1 hurricane to a tropical storm early Wednesday, but hurricane force winds remain a possibility.
- The storm surge watch for the Florida Gulf Coast has been discontinued, per the NHC.
- A tropical storm watch extended northward along the mid-Atlantic coast to up through New Jersey.
What to watch: Elsa is expected to continue northward through this afternoon.