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Hernando Emergency Operations Center issues alert on subtropical storm Nicole

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CURRENT SITUATION
Nicole’s center is 665 miles east of Tampa Bay with sustained winds of 45 mph and moving Northwest at 8 mph. Nicole is forecast to organize into a CAT 1 (74mph) at landfall on the east central coast of Florida Wednesday night. Expect tropical storm-force winds in rain bands as they enter central and western Florida Wednesday afternoon and overnight. There is a large wind field on the north side of the storm due to the northern high pressure. A Tropical Storm Watch has been expanded westward to include all of West Central and Southwest Florida. Rain bands will begin to move inland this afternoon. The current forecast for our area has 2″-4″ possible for rainfall. Possible “High Wind Warnings” may be issued for sustained winds of 40 mph or greater, for better than 1 hour – and/or wind gusts of 58 mph or greater for any duration.

WATCH, WARNINGS, ADVISORIES:
Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for all of west central Florida.

IMPACTS:
Possible 2″-4″ of rainfall for the current forecast. Tropical storm force winds in rain bands as they enter central and western Florida Wednesday afternoon and overnight.
Wind forecast for possible maximum sustained winds at Tropical Storm wind speeds of
39-73 mph (34 – 63 knots) on Wednesday and Thursday.

RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
Clear debris from the yard and surrounding your home, bring in outside furniture and take precautions for high winds. Outdoor items and debris have the potential for
damage during a storm.
Take this opportunity to refresh your emergency supply kit. For more information, visit http://www.HernandoCounty.us/EM
Register for automated severe weather notifications at http://www.AlertHernando.org

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Rocco Maglio
Rocco Magliohttps://www.roccomaglio.com
Rocco Maglio is a co-founder of the Hernando Sun. He grew up in Brooksville and graduated from Hernando High. He then worked in technology for starting in the early 1990s. He was fascinated by the potential of the Internet even though at the time there were not graphical browsers. He recently earned a Master of Science in Information Technology with a specialization in Cybersecurity.
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