Tropical Storm Idalia is expected to become a hurricane and move toward Florida, forecasters say
The Associated Press
MIAMI (AP) – The National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Idalia is intensifying and expected to become a major hurricane before it reaches Florida’s Gulf coast.
At 7 a.m. Monday, the storm was about 90 miles off the western tip of Cuba with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph.
Forecasters say they expect Idalia to become a hurricane later Monday in the Gulf of Mexico, then curve northeast and reach Florida’s western coast on Wednesday.
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8/28/2023 9:40:40 AM (GMT -5:00)