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Idalia tracker: See the tropical storm's latest path

Idalia made landfall in Florida Wednesday morning as a Category 3 hurricane.

August 30, 2023, 6:24 PM

Idalia roared ashore in Florida Wednesday morning, making landfall in the Big Bend region as a powerful Category 3 hurricane.

Idalia has since weakened to a tropical storm. The latest path takes Idalia through Georgia and into the Carolinas through Wednesday evening, then reentering the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday, tracking away from the U.S.

PHOTO: Idalia path graphic
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A life-threatening storm surge is a major threat. Most of the coastal Tampa Bay area has experienced flooding.

PHOTO: Zeke Pierce rides his paddle board down the middle of a flooded Bayshore Blvd in downtown in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 30, 2023.
Zeke Pierce rides his paddle board down the middle of a flooded Bayshore Blvd in downtown in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 30, 2023.
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Storm surge will continue due to the circulation of tropical storm Idalia, with the winds bringing water ashore.

The storm surge could reach 5 feet in the flood-vulnerable cities of Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina.

PHOTO: ABC News storm surge
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Heavy flooding rain will continue Wednesday night.

The heaviest rain through Thursday will be in the Carolinas, where some areas could see more than 10 inches of rain.

PHOTO: Idalia rainfall weather graphic
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A tornado watch also remains in effect until 10 p.m. ET for the Carolinas.

PHOTO: Idalia tornado watch graphic
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