What to expect: Tropical forecast for your neighborhood

Northeast Florida, Jacksonville to be on ‘dirty’ side of Tropical Storm Elsa

(National Weather Service - Jacksonville)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Tropical Storm Elsa remains on a projected path just off Florida’s Gulf Coast with landfall in the Big Bend region Wednesday and a move to the northeast through the Suwannee Valley and into Southeast Georgia. While the center of the storm is expected to stay west of Lake City,

Northeast Florida is under tropical storm watches and warnings because we are on the “dirty” side of the storm, which means a greater chance of higher winds, heavy rain and even a risk of tornados.

Depending on the track Elsa takes, here’s how the tropical storm could affect greater Jacksonville and Southeast Georgia on Wednesday.

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The Weather Authority forecast for winds, rain and the timing Wednesday for peak of storm impact