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Eta Regains Hurricane Status as it Nears Florida for Second Time


What's Happening:

  • Eta regained hurricane strength on Wednesday morning as it approaches Florida for a second time.

  • The storm is currently maintaining sustained winds of 75 MPH off of Florida's southwest coast.

  • A hurricane warning was issued for 120 miles of the coast, from Anna Maria island to St. Petersburg.

  • The US National Hurricane Center warned of the possibility of "life-threatening" storm surges early Thursday and Tropical storm force winds late Wednesday.

  • Much of South Florida experienced flooding when the storm made its first pass through a few days back.

  • With Theta recently named, 2020 is officially the busiest Atlantic Hurricane Season on record.


Developing Story

Photo Source: Noaa.gov


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