South Florida is setting up to see the effects from Tropical Storm Eta right after it created landfall early Sunday morning along the coastline of Cuba with winds of 65 mph.
The last named storm to make landfall in Cuba during November was Paloma in 2008.
Eta is about 170 miles south-southeast of Miami and moving north at 17 mph.
The center of Eta will pass close to the Florida Keys Sunday night and west of the Keys by Monday early morning.
A tropical storm warning is in result throughout South Florida, including Miami, Fort Myers, Naples and West Palm Beach. A hurricane and storm surge warning is in influence across the Florida Keys.
Storm surges of up to 4 ft will be probable in elements of southern Florida. Oct in common tends to be a pretty damp month for southern Florida.
As Eta closes in on Florida, weighty rain and gusty winds will come to be extra prevalent by the night hrs.
It will then sluggish down and meander over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico Tuesday into Wednesday.
On top of that, there could be tornadoes as Eta moves by means of Florida more than the following 48 hours.
Forecast styles basically have Eta stalling in the Gulf of Mexico via a lot of the future 7 days.
There is opportunity that cold fronts moving across elements of the eastern U.S. could attract tropical dampness from Eta, creating a opportunity for flash flooding in some spots along the East Coast later this week.
In the west, a storm process is commencing to move throughout part of the region, bringing snow, rain and some gusty winds.
Some of the most arranged parts of snow have been in areas of Montana and the Rocky Mountains, exactly where up to 3 feet is anticipated via Tuesday.
This storm process and its connected dip in the jet stream is expected to carry wind gusts locally around 50 mph from California all the way to Wisconsin.
Somewhere else, Los Angeles acquired .11 inches of rain on Saturday, ending a 172-working day streak of no rain.