Hurricane Watch Issued for Florida Gulf Coast

The East Coast of the U.S. is bracing itself for severe weather as tropical depressions continue to churn in the Atlantic Ocean, bringing with them fears of hurricanes along the coast.
1:43 | 08/31/16

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Breaking overnight a hurricane watch is now in effect for parts of the Florida Gulf Coast tropical depression nine is there churning in the gulf. And it's expected to sweep across north Florida sometime tomorrow let's get more on that. And some trouble for Hawaii from AccuWeather is Paul Williams Paul good morning. Good morning Candace Diane we're tracking this tropical depression with won't step tropical depression the long expected to strengthen quickly because of the very warm waters and the gulf. And this go to target gangs bill. Jacksonville and it's gonna get stronger so we're expecting to get a little more up to it now what's going to happen localized flash flooding windy rough surf and coastal flooding. Isolated tornado. In Tampa. Daytona Beach tracking Matalin on global and some we think it's expected to be the first hurricane to hit the big island of Hawaii. We've had a couple of tropical storm that this will be the first on luck Eric and actually hit bringing with it flash flooding mudslides. Strong winds and very. High surf. Take a look at the tracking. Expect to be downgraded to a category one just to the south of Hilo then downgraded to a tropical storm as it moves further out into the water but please keep in mind we have another hurricane Lester right behind it. Die and Candice. Well let's get back to Madeleine their for a moment because this is a look at the radar and latest radar that we're getting. And this image from outer space shows how huge that eye wall is a one point. Fifty miles across as you can understand people are preparing for the storms there in Hawaii but the president apparently is continuing on with plans the overnight the White House. I says they're keeping. A close watch on the storm's track because president is scheduled to speak their leader tonight in Honolulu but he's still planning to be there.

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